ESS-mode and X-emacs problem
16 Jan 1998 09:27:27 -0600
Douglas Bates <email@example.com> writes:
> It looks like R is trying to run with the readline history facilities
> started. It shouldn't do this when you are running under ESS.
> One quick fix might be to install a terminfo entry for the "emacs"
> terminal type but I'm not sure how you do that.
> I had thought that when ESS started the R process it should send the
> -noreadline flag to it. From the R manual page
> The following options are present to support the use of R
> from other programs. In particular, the -noreadline
> option exists so that R can be run under emacs(1) and
> xemacs(1) using ESS.
> Turn off the use of the readline(3) command line
> If R is getting the -noreadline flag properly then my guess is that
> the call to initialize the readline library (probably in
> $RHOME/src/unix/system.c) is not being protected by an if statement
> that checks for this flag.
Maybe I pointed the finger in the wrong direction. I don't see that
the -noreadline flag is being passed to R when invoked by ESS.
grep -n noreadline *.el /dev/null
# no responses.
Try starting R by
C-u M-x R
and when it asks for "Starting Args ?" put in the -noreadline flag.
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