[CM] Xemacs/CM error

Rick Taube taube@uiuc.edu
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 12:04:13 -0500

yes thanks. for more infor about slime see a note i sent to the list  
earlier today.

i wish i could do something better for windows -- does their new  
Vista have a reasonable shell language or is it still the same dos  
nonsense under the hood?

On Mar 26, 2007, at 11:20 AM, James Baker wrote:

> you need to set cm-program, otherwise emacs attempts to launch a shell
> script (something windows knows nothing about)
> add the following to your .emacs (make sure to alter the path to where
> cm is located on your system)
> (setq cm-program "c:/path/to/cm/bin/cm.bat")
> On 3/27/07, Landspeedrecord <landspeedrecord@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So I switched from CYGWIN/clisp to plain on clisp on XP.  Thanks  
>> to those
>> who suggested I make the switch.
>> I am now trying to get Xemacs/SLIME/Clisp/CM working.  I followed the
>> "running common music in Emacs" tutorial on the common music  
>> homepage and I
>> am getting a weird error when I try to launch Common Music in  
>> Xemacs (by
>> doing M-x cm).
>> The error says: Peculiar Error (file-error "error starting" "Exec  
>> format
>> error" . "c:\\lisp\\cm\\bin\\cm.sh").
>> Any ideas what might be going on?
>> FWIW I am running several different lisps on my XP machine and I  
>> have no
>> idea if Xemacs/SLIME is using Clisp or one of the other lisps.   
>> Any tips on
>> how to determine this?
>> Thanks!
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