Multithreading in the CAPI is different from other platforms. In particular, all windows run in a single thread, whereas on other platforms there is a thread per window.
The debugger currently doesn't work for errors in Cocoa Event Loop or Editor Command Loop threads. However, there is a Get Backtrace button so you can obtain a backtrace and also a Debug Snapshot button which aborts from the error but displays a debugger with a copy (snapshot) of the stack where the error occurred.
The online documentation interface currently starts a new browser window each time.
can allow the undebuggable processes to enter the debugger, resulting in the UI freezing.
Inspecting a long list (for example, 1000 items) via the Listener's
editor command prompts you about truncation in a random window. If you cancel, the inspect is still displayed.
The editor's Help about help (
) dialog is messy because it assumed that a fixed width font is being used.
The Definitions > Compile and Definitions > Evaluate menu options cause multiple "Press space to continue" messages to be displayed and happen interleaved rather than sequentially.
The Buffers > Compile and Buffers > Evaluate menu options cause multiple "Press space to continue" messages to be displayed and happen interleaved rather than sequentially.
LispWorks Release Notes and Installation Guide - 23 Dec 2011