running R under ESS inside emacs 21 prerelease

Faheem Mitha faheem at
Mon Jul 30 22:13:13 CEST 2001

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Rich Heiberger wrote:

> I set the comint-use-prompt-regexp-instead-of-fields to t in essd-r.el for
> ESS 5.1.19.  As I recall, the issue is that the command line by default in
> emacs 21 is split into the prompt (> ) and the response (whatever you type)
> and the inferior-ess-send-input (RET typed into the *R* buffer on a previous
> imput line) got hopelessly lost.  I don't think this had anything to do
> with locking the system.

My characterisation of the problem as locking the system was an
exaggeration. Ctrl G gets me out of it. I expect the problem was as you
                               Thanks, Faheem Mitha.

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