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Re: New release of LSP server; LSP clients for Emacs and VSCodium availa
Re: New release of LSP server; LSP clients for Emacs and VSCodium available
Sat, 06 Aug 2022 08:54:24 +0200
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Thank you Ricardo for your work on this !
Really like this project !
Le 5 août 2022 22:07:56 GMT+02:00, "Ricardo G. Herdt" <email@example.com> a
>there was a problem concerning automatic installation of server, and some
>other bugs. In case you tried to install the server or the clients and it
>didn't work properly, please try out the new versions available.
>Am 04.08.2022 00:32 schrieb Ricardo G. Herdt:
>> Hi all,
>> I want to announce some releases related to LSP support for Scheme,
>> focusing on Guile.
>> * scheme-lsp-server 0.1.3
>> Besides bug fixes, here what's new:
>> - scheme-lsp-server now selectively uses geiser code when doable. This
>> is especially the case for Guile. The goal is to encourage myself and
>> contributors to help improving Geiser, and directly benefit of its
>> development. Obviously only Scheme code is reused.
>> - previously scheme-lsp-server assumed an LSP client would fire up a
>> REPL and let the user interact with it, showing LSP-related infos
>> depending on things the user actively loaded. This is not the way most
>> LSP-based tools expect an LSP-server to work though, and has some
>> + implementing a client is not as trivial as it should be, since
>> the developer has to figure out a way to integrate a REPL into the
>> IDE/editor, and send commands to it to "guide" the LSP server.
>> + developers used to other LSP-based tools can be surprised to see
>> that they have to actively load stuff in order to get meaningful
>> feedback from the IDE.
>> Therefore I did a major design change: scheme-lsp-server now does it's
>> best to automatically compile/import files opened by the user
>> (including dependencies). This makes the task of implementing an LSP
>> client much easier: just launch guile-lsp-server and call it a day. I
>> added some notes regarding creating new LSP clients for other
>> One important note: for now, the LSP server needs to "see" library
>> definitions in order to compile and import needed libraries. See
>> * emacs-lsp-scheme 0.1.0 (available on MELPA)
>> The first versions of emacs-lsp-scheme had a custom REPL (based on
>> Emacs' built-in scheme support) that was connected to the LSP server.
>> Following the changes to the LSP server, I decoupled the
>> emacs-lsp-scheme from the REPL. This seems to be a regression at
>> first, but the idea is that one can simply use "run-scheme" to launch
>> a REPL, and this does not interfere with the LSP server. For deeper
>> integration of Guile and Emacs, Geiser is still the way to go.
>> See the README file for instructions on how to configure it:
>> * vscode-scheme-lsp 0.2.1 (available for VSCodium on open-vsx)
>> Following the same ideas of emacs-lsp-scheme, this extension now
>> focuses on basically providing LSP support. The user can install other
>> extensions to get syntax highlighting and an integrated REPL.
>> Here the code: https://codeberg.org/rgherdt/vscode-scheme-lsp.
>> I only tested all this on Debian buster. Please let me know if you
>> experience any trouble installing/using it.
>> Ricardo G. Herdt