thanks for our reply. That was exactly want I wanted.
Am 12.02.2012 um 22:10 schrieb Stas Boukarev:
> Martin Buchmann <martin.buchmann@...> writes:
>> Hi all,
>> I want to define an easy way to start sbcl on a remote machine running SLIME's swank server as described in the SLIME manual . Because I do not want to type all the commands over and over again, I thought of a solution similar to the way linedit is invoked , i.e. define some command line argument in my .sbclrc file which load swank-loader and creates the server, etc.
>> I started with this and its working fine. If I invoke sbcl with the option "--swank" the message is printed in the repl and I can invoke the command '(swank-loader:init)' in it.
>> (when (member "--swank" sb-ext:*posix-argv* :test 'equal)
>> (setf sb-ext:*posix-argv*
>> (remove "--swank" sb-ext:*posix-argv* :test 'equal))
>> (load "/path/to/swank-loader.lisp") ;; or (asdf:operate 'asdf:load-op 'swank) ; with same result
>> (print "Loading Swank..."))
>> Of course, this is a bit pointless because I want to add '(swank-loader:init)', etc. also to my .sbclrc file. But when I try this I get the following error even if I do not add "--swank" to the invocation of sbcl.
> Use (funcall (read-from-string "swank-loader:init")).
>> I have no idea why the package swank-loader causes problems even if
>> the body of the when macro shouldn't matter. Maybe I am missing
>> something about macro evaluation here. Nevertheless, I would love to
>> know how I can utilize my basic idea of saving typing while invoking
>> sbcl on a remote machine with SLIME's swank-server already running.
> That's not about macros. The error happens at read-time. The whole WHEN
> form is read at once, and SWANK-LOADER package doesn't exist at that
> With best regards, Stas.