This section discusses the conventions and terminology that are used throughout this manual.
The Common Lisp reference text for Delivery and LispWorks is the ANSI Common Lisp standard. A HTML version of this standard is installed with LispWorks and can be viewed by choosing Help > Manuals from the LispWorks podium and selecting "ANSI Common Lisp Standard". This is referred to as "the ANSI standard" throughout.
means all supported Microsoft Windows operating systems.
means all supported Linux and FreeBSD operating systems.
means all supported Solaris operating systems running on x86 or x64 hardware. It does not include SPARC hardware.
means a Microsoft Windows dynamic link library.
means a loadable dynamic shared library on any platform, including Windows DLLs.
The examples files are in a read-only directory and therefore you should compile them inside the IDE (by the Editor command
Compile Buffer or the toolbar button or by choosing
Buffer > Compile
from the context menu), so it does not try to write a fasl file.
If you want to manipulate an example file or compile it on the disk rather than in the IDE, then you need first to copy the file elsewhere (most easily by using the Editor command
Write File or by choosing
File > Save As
from the context menu).
LispWorks Delivery User Guide - 10 Aug 2017