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Change README to say chicken-install is prefered setup method

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@@ -1,3 +1,3 @@
@@ -10,6 +10,9 @@ Quickstart:
1) chicken-install fmt symbol-utils apropos chicken-doc
+2) Run chicken-install in the directory where you cloned the repository: this
+ will install the `slime' extension.
2) Add chicken-slime.el to your Emacs load-path
3) Add the following to your .emacs
@@ -18,7 +21,6 @@ Quickstart:
; Refer to the SLIME manual for setup instructions
(autoload 'chicken-slime "chicken-slime" "SWANK backend for Chicken" t)
-(setq swank-chicken-path "/path/to/swank-chicken.scm")
;; If your csi executable is in a non-standard location
(setq slime-csi-path "/path/to/csi")
@@ -34,6 +36,14 @@ M-x chicken-slime
Note for the describe and apropos commands to work you must install a
local copy of the Chicken documentation.
+If you want to hack on the SWANK server set the following variable:
+(setq swank-chicken-path "/path/to/swank-chicken.scm")
+This will interpret the code rather than loading the extension. Note
+there is currently a bug in the interpreted version which causes a
+SEGV when viewing local variables in a call frame.
Report all bugs, etc. to nick AT nickg DOT me DOT uk.

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