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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When setting up continuous integration, using Circle CI, script is unable to install QuickLisp under SBCL

I am attempting to load a Docker image onto a server, using a combination of Docker Hub, Github, and Circle CI. The Docker image will run various Lisp files, under SBCL. To do this, it first needs to ...
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Trouble with emacs .el file (Searching for program; permission denied) error

I have emacs version 24.3.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.2.9200) installed on a Windows 8.1 machine. I am trying to use the ledger.el distributed with John Weigley's ledger (version 2.6.1). While the lisp file ...
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Go to definition in different file in vim

I'm using slimv to create a small common lisp project. I would like a way to jump to the definition of a function I defined in another file. Is there a way to do that?'
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Lisp error: (error “Lisp nesting exceeds `max-lisp-eval-depth'”) when using cl- functions

I recently moved computers and upgraded to Emacs 24.3 (from 24.2) yesterday. Since then, I have been receiving what is essentially a stack-overflow error: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Lisp ...
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SBCL Delete Key on Mac Giving ^?

I am using SBCL Lisp on a Mac Pro Mavericks. When I run the sbcl command and drop into the interpreter the delete key prints ^? instead of deleting the last character. Does anyone have a remedy for ...
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clojure repl emacs and slime

I have slime configured for emacs and I can run many different implementations of common lisp. What about running a language like clojure? I tested this out by modifying my .emacs file: (add-to-list ...
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configuring slime in emacs

I am in the process of configuring slime for emacs. So far I have read about basic functionality for common lisp such as C-c C-q which invokes the command slime-close-parens-at-point which places the ...
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How to get a prompt in SLIME?

I just installed SLIME in Emacs, but sometimes when I type at the text, I get an error, and the debugger comes up, and I quit out of it, but when I get back to the REPL I can't evaluate anything. I ...
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Eclipse Lisp Plug-in does not evaluate on mac

HiI am using the Dandelion Eclipse Lisp Plug-in (http://sourceforge.net/projects/dandelion-ecl/) on Mac OSX. I have a windows PC and this plug-in is running ok on it. But when I am using it to ...
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how to bind a key to more than one operation in emacs

I've been using emacs for years, but I'm relatively new to customizing lisp (beyond plugging in lines from other emacs scripts / package installation instructions). I programmed scheme before, so I'm ...
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Is there a way to print the definition of an existing function in Emacs?

I want to see the definition of an existing function in Emacs. Is this possible? I've tried C-h d function-name RET, but it only returns the documentation string for the function, not the actual ...
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How to launch emacs GUI on OS X

Does anyone know any tricks for launching emacs with GUI on OS X with the standard command emacs? I'm a ten year Linux user and thought I would buy a Mac for a while to stay diverse. I can open ...
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How to toggle between .cpp and .hpp that are not in the same directory?

Is there an Emacs function that toggles between .cpp and .hpp files that are not in the same directories? I know there is toggle-source.el, but it apparently does not handle the case where .cpp and ...