2.1 Starting up Lisp
"lisp-init.xbin"; the extension
.xbindiffers for each supported platform and indicates a binary file, one that has been compiled from the source
.lispfile. Table 2.1 shows the binary file extensions for each supported platform.
For more information about initialization files, see Chapter 2, "Customizing the Lisp Environment" in The Advanced User's Guide.
When you start Lisp, by default your home directory is searched for a file named
"lisp-init.xbin" and then for a file named
If the specified file is located, it is loaded according to the conventions established by the function
load. See Chapter 7, "Additional Extensions to Common Lisp" in The Advanced User's Guide for a description of the behavior of
load and for information about how to change that behavior.
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