Tomas Hlavaty <t...@logand.com> writes: Hi Tomas, > >> so thats the solution - I have a local installation, I set the 4 links >> to /usr/bin/ and /usr/share/ as described in INSTALL - but apparently >> only /usr/share/picolisp is the one that works. I have no idea why. > > how did you install your local picolisp? Did you "cd src; make"? Can > you find the bin/picolisp executable file after that?
I'm not quite sure anymore, but I think I just followed the instructions. I have to check the links I set. >> after changing all calls to 'pil' to '/usr/share/picolisp/pil' and the >> call to swank-picolisp to '/usr/share/picolisp/lib/swank-picolisp' >> things worked - more or less. The connection to slime worked, I get a >> slime-repl with a pil> prompt, and calculations like (+ 3 4 ) work - >> but everything is extremely slow, and after each keystroke I get >> 'wrong number of arguments' errors ... > > OK. Now how exactly did you set up your slime? I think Henrik had a > similar problem because he was using some slime contribs that > swank-picolisp doesn't support. If you start with those contribs I sent > in the previous email, it should work. I actually had two of your four contribs, I now copied your contribs, but no change yet. > The problem you are seeing is that when you move your cursor, emacs > talks to picolisp to find information about symbols your cursor points > at, e.g. if you write > > pil> (+ 1 2) > > and then place your cursor above +, slime tries to display information > about +. I use emacs autodoc and in this case, I see that the symbol > plus is a built-in function, its address and arguments. > It is slow for you because something about this autodoc stuff doesn't > work for you. yes, thats what it looks like - at least partly a problem with autodoc. It works only with the native functions anyway, I can lookup +, but not pp. and when I do (pp 'insert), 'insert' is returned, when I do (pp insert) the connection breaks. >> but anyway - it works, somehow, finally. I should become a software- >> and usability-tester, I have what it takes ;) > > Great;-) I would wish I had less talent to figure out all possible complications when attempting something like a slime install ;) > You could have a look at the inferior-lisp buffer and you'll see some > messages sent forth and back between emacs and picolisp. It should give > you an idea what the problem is. looks like this: there is still a "/usr/share/picolisp/p" in there, I don't know where this comes from. .................... (prog (load "/usr/share/picolisp/lib/swank-picolisp/swank-picolisp.l") (swank-start "/tmp/slime.2969")) : (prog (load "/usr/share/picolisp/lib/swank-picolisp/swank-picolisp.l") (swank-start "/tmp/slime.2969")) ## Listening on port 47344 (:emacs-rex (swank:connection-info) "COMMON-LISP-USER" t 1) 0001A2(:return (:ok (:pid 3210 :style nil :encoding (:coding-system "utf-8" :external-format "utf-8") :lisp-implementation (:type "PicoLisp32" :name "PicoLisp32" :version "3.0.8" :program "/usr/share/picolisp/p") :machine (:instance "tj-desktop" :type "i686" :version "AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+") :features (:dummy) :modules ("module1" "module2") :package (:name "PIL1" :prompt "pil1") :version nil)) 1) (:emacs-rex (swank:swank-require '((swank-asdf swank-package-fu swank-presentations swank-fuzzy swank-fancy-inspector swank-c-p-c swank-arglists))) "COMMON-LISP-USER" t 2) 000015(:return (:ok NIL) 2) (:emacs-rex (swank:create-repl nil) "COMMON-LISP-USER" t 3) 00001F(:return (:ok ("PIL" "pil")) 3) (:emacs-rex (swank:autodoc '(("+" swank::%cursor-marker%)) :print-right-margin 184) "PIL" :repl-thread 4) 00002F(:return (:ok "+ 67317800 ('num ..) -> num") 4) (:emacs-rex (swank:autodoc '(("+" NIL swank::%cursor-marker%)) :print-right-margin 184) "PIL" :repl-thread 5) 00002F(:return (:ok "+ 67317800 ('num ..) -> num") 5) (:emacs-rex (swank:autodoc '(("+" "3" NIL swank::%cursor-marker%)) :print-right-margin 184) "PIL" :repl-thread 6) 00002F(:return (:ok "+ 67317800 ('num ..) -> num") 6) (:emacs-rex (swank:autodoc '(("+" "3" "4" NIL swank::%cursor-marker%)) :print-right-margin 184) "PIL" :repl-thread 7) 00002F(:return (:ok "+ 67317800 ('num ..) -> num") 7) ........................ Cheers, -- Thorsten -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:email@example.com?subject=Unsubscribe