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I want to be able to use sly, but I particularly want to be able to use it in my vagrant machines. sly-tramp seems to help with that. In order to use slynk remotely, first, I need to initialize the correct version of the slynk server remotely. The vagrant machines have the sly repository cloned to ~/sly and the following added to .sbclrc:

(push #p"~/sly/slynk/" ASDF:*CENTRAL-REGISTRY*) 
(asdf:require-system :slynk)
(slynk:create-server :port 4005) ; adjust this accordingly

I then activate the sly-tramp-contrib add the following to 'sly-filename-translations:

(setq sly-contribs '(sly-tramp)) 
(after! sly
(add-to-list 'sly-filename-translations
(sly-create-filename-translator
:machine-instance "test--step"
:remote-host "127.0.0.1"
:username "vagrant")))

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