Bug#517839: slime: SLIME fails to upgrade

Aaron M. Ucko ucko at debian.org
Fri Mar 13 23:00:26 UTC 2009

Luca Capello <luca at pca.it> writes:

> Quoting Helmut Heller from the thread above:
>> It doesn't work because arc-mode.el in XEmacs provides 'archive-mode
>> instead of 'arc-mode.

I've run into this as well.  I agree that XEmacs's arc-mode.el really
ought to provide 'arc-mode either instead of or in addition to
'archive-mode.  Meanwhile, though, perhaps slime could invoke load
instead of require?:

   (load "arc-mode" nil t) ; load quietly, but non-existence is an error.

Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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