ulrich at pukruppa.net
Thu Sep 27 13:39:17 PDT 2007
On Thu, 27 Sep 2007, Andreas Davour wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, P.U.Kruppa wrote:
>> while playing with SBCL and the editor slime, I found that slime needs some
>> ("fast loadable") files in /usr/local/lib/sbcl/.. (with .fasl suffix) to be
>> set executable.
>> Was this forgotten by the port authors or is there some tricky LISP way to
>> do it automatically (i.e. is it a bug or a feature)?
> A FASL file is a compiled lisp file. If you check in that folder there will
> probably be another file there with the same name and the extension .lisp
> instead. There is no need to have a fasl file, the lisp system can load and
> compile the .lisp files as needed. If you feel like speed up the load process
> you can of course compile those files. Note that for the files to be saved
> you must have write permission in that folder, so the easiest way might be to
> start sbcl as root and then it will load and compile the files to FASL. Next
> time you start sbcl the lisp will load the compiled files.
> If there's more, or you just forgot to tell us the error messages contained
> aditional problems, please repost with all the errors inlcuded.
> Hope that helped. More specific lisp questions can be taken to #lisp @
> freenode.net where I and others chat and answer questions.
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
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