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Re: why I cannot run lisp in emacs?? :(

From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: why I cannot run lisp in emacs?? :(
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 13:00:39 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)

thinkreverse <address@hidden> writes:


>> (setq inferior-lisp-program clisp) ; for example if your lisp program
>>                                    ; is clisp
>> You should change the variable "inferior-lisp-program" to your
>> installation of a Common Lisp interpreter.  By default it's set to
>> "lisp" --- I had to change it to "clisp."


> Thank you:) My problem is solved by your solution.

No prob: the best way to find these things is with apropos, either
"M-x apropos RET regex" or bind it to a key.  I have it bound to f3.
You can search by regular expression or a word list (e.g. "inferior
lisp program").  This will give you a list of potential items, and
each one gives you the variable/function's documentation, and then
tells you if you can customize it.  I used to think of only using
Customize to set variables, because I didn't know how to find them;
apropos is the way.


Joel J. Adamson
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA  02114
(617) 643-1432
(303) 880-3109

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