3.1 Configuring Liquid Common Lisp software

3.1.2 Loading patches

Harlequin customarily distributes bug fixes in the form of Lisp patches. You should load patches before using Liquid Common Lisp, and particularly before loading any submodules or saving a custom image. You start up your image using the-n switch to avoid running and init files before you load patches.

If patches to this version of Liquid Common Lisp exist, they will be in thepatches subdirectory of the platform-specific library directory for Liquid Common Lisp. You can find the current library for your image by callingsys:lisp-library-directorywith no arguments.

Liquid Common Lisp 5.0 does contain patches for some bugs which were found and fixed during the beta testing period.

The usual procedure for loading patches is:


Liquid Common Lisp 5.0 Release and Installation Notes - 9 JUN 1997

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