On Jan 10, 2007, at 12:57 PM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:

2007/1/10, Clayton Morrison <clayton@isi.edu>:
(1) The startup message for ecl ends with "Broken in EVAL" (I see in the
mail list archive that others get this too).  What does this mean?

This would happen if during initalization one of the forms signals an
error and somehow the debugger is launched. But this should not happen
unless your initialization code messes with the environment.

Just to be clear, I got this message when I had no init file being loaded.  I do have an .eclrc now, and it appears to load fine, but the broken-at-eval message is still there.