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clojure-jack-in failing with clean install of Emacs on OSX w/ clojure-mode #129

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I'm trying to run clojure-jack-in and getting this

Compiling file /Users/<me>/.emacs.d/swank/slime-repl-79b38c83.el at Mon Jun 25 13:18:23 2012
slime-repl-79b38c83.el:105:27:Warning: reference to free variable
slime-repl-79b38c83.el:122:1:Error: (slime-connection-output-buffer) is not a valid place expression

Compiling file /Users/<me>/.emacs.d/swank/slime-eldoc-d8b3cf74.el at Mon Jun 25 13:18:24 2012

In end of data:
slime-eldoc-d8b3cf74.el:15:1:Warning: the following functions are not known to be defined:
    slime-background-activities-enabled-p, slime-echo-arglist

I'm running GNU Emacs using lein-swank 1.4.4 and leiningen 2 preview 6. Not sure how to debug.


That's expected behaviour. Does the slime repl buffer fail to open?


in the command area it says error in process filter: Symbol's function definition is void: slime-connect

The REPL buffer does not open.


Not sure what's going on, but you could try removing ~/.emacs.d/swank; it's possible one of the files in there was truncated.


I did that a few times. Even tried completely removing lein, emacs, clojure libs, etc... nothing seemed to work. I gave up for the evening, everything is working fine on my other machines.


Had same issue (emacs from git) but went away after an emacs update


Having the same issue with Leiningen 2 preview 6 and 1.7.1, emacs update didn't work either.

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