> I am trying to use ABCL 1.0.1 with slime under emacs and get the
> following errors:
> (progn (load "/usr/share/common-lisp/source/slime/swank-loader.lisp"
> :verbose t) (funcall (read-from-string "swank-loader:init")) (funcall
> (read-from-string "swank:start-server") "/tmp/slime.3985"
> :coding-system "iso-latin-1-unix"))
> Armed Bear Common Lisp 1.0.1-svn-13750-13751
> Java 1.6.0_26 Sun Microsystems Inc.
> Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM
> Low-level initialization completed in 0.297 seconds.
> Startup completed in 0.935 seconds.
> Type ":help" for a list of available commands.
> CL-USER(1): ; Loading
> Error loading /usr/share/common-lisp/source/slime/swank-loader.lisp at
> line 143 (offset 5611)
> #: Debugger invoked on condition of
> type READER-ERROR
> The package "ASDF" can't be found.
> 0: TOP-LEVEL Return to top level.
>  SWANK-LOADER(2):
The problem is caused by debian packaged slime, which, apparently, uses
ASDF to load slime. Use slime from Quicklisp instead.
With best regards, Stas.