Questions tagged [lisp]

Lisp is a (family of) general purpose programming language(s), based on the lambda calculus, and with the ability to manipulate source code as a data structure.

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How to install and configure LispWorks PE on 64bit Linux system?

LispWorks Personal Edition is cross-platform development tool for Common Lisp. I did a small research, looking for any simple installation guide, but I found only this and this. After following these ...
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How do i upgrade ASDF (for Lisp management) from 3.1.7 to 3.3.1?

I receive a Warning message from SBCL informing me that, in this session, I am using ASDF 3.3.1, but that I have ASDF 3.1.7 "registered." I previously had my Emacs (/sbcl/slime/quicklisp) environment ...
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Inaccurate multiplication in mit-scheme [closed]

I found out the floating point multiplication in mit-scheme is not accurate, for example, 1 ]=> (* 1991.0 0.1) will produce ;Value: 199.10000000000002 Could you please help explain the ...
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Unable to run clisp on Solaris 10 with opencsw Solaris Package

I have tried to run the Clisp which is already available in opt/csw/bin path I didn't manage to get it working. Expected result: To see a prompt. Actual results (terminal output): when I tried to ...
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Manjaro Linux with LispWorks

Can anyone of you help me with this error: LispWorks(R): The Common Lisp Programming Environment Personal Edition Copyright (C) 1987-2012 LispWorks Ltd. All rights reserved. Version 6.1.1 Saved by ...
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How to install mit-scheme in Arch Linux?

It seems to be available here. But when I try the following command: $ sudo pacman -S mit-scheme I get the following: error: target not found: mit-scheme I've also tried with mit-scheme-git (from ...
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No clisp in Debian's repository?

I want to install clisp. My /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib deb-src http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib deb http://http....
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Install Lisp Interpreter in Debian Jessie

I convinced myself to learn Lisp. I'd like to know of a way to install a Lisp Interpreter on Debian(Jessie). I was reading about clisp but is not in the repositories of Debian.
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Haskell, C++, AWK, Bash, Lisp … Which one is faster? [closed]

I was wondering, which of these programming languages are faster at handling big data files of only strings: Haskell, C++(Boost), AWK, Bash, Lisp... So far I have found the paper Haskell vs. Ada ...
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Emacs how do I interpret this Lisp debugger report

I am trying to make up a .emacs file on my new Fedora 20 computer, and get this line when I use emacs -debug-init &. I expect it to be a trivial mistake, but I find the help on this too detailed ...
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Installing Lispworks on rhel 6.5 Workstation. Error when loading application

Does anybody know what this error means and how to get Lispworks Personal edition to run on Redhat? Error: Error during GUI startup: Could not register handle for external module "-lgthread-2.0": ...
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Emacs/Lisp interactive string variable scoping

Why doesn't this work? (defun load-browser (app) (interactive "sChoose Browser? ") (cond ((string= app '"c") (setq browse-url-generic-program "chromium") (setq browse-url-...
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Cannot open slime-helper.el

I'm trying to install slime on a debian wheezy distro 64 bit called Crunchbang, trying to install common lisp, followed this tutorial, although the title says it's for windows, I installed it on linux ...
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Emacs: mode-local macro with dashes and dots

In Emacs, how can I make a macro, that is local to the HTML mode, and uses dashes and dots? Take a look at the Elisp below: (define-abbrev-table 'html-mode-abbrev-table '(("..." "…") ;...
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problems using slime on emacs24

I install slime through ELPA. Here is what my .emacs file looks like: (setq inferior-lisp-program "sbcl --noinform") (add-to-list 'load-path "~/slime/") (require 'slime) (slime-setup) (setq package-...
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Emacs: mute messages (“echo area”)

I do lots of automatizing in Emacs, by stacking commands that I know from using manually. That is a method I recommend, because it doesn't take much effort: you use Emacs as you ordinarily would, and ...