[ESS] what is font-lock-pre-idle-hook
jeaneid at chass.utoronto.ca
Fri Dec 17 19:05:07 CET 2004
It has nothing to do with the ESS R buffer. i.e it has something to do
with loading .R files only. So if I load a .R file and I edited outside
the buffer (e.g. through pico or something) I get the message.
ls > temp.R # in gnome-terminal or something and go back to xemacs
The error will appear. However this problem only appears rarely since you
only edit the file outside of xemacs rarely while you work in ESS. I
thought there is a simple solution, if not I do not think it is worth the
On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Stephen Eglen wrote:
> Thanks Jean
> > First Okay so I upgraded ess, no effect on the problem. The buffer is an
> > .R buffer.
> Okay. Is it all R buffers, or just particular ones? (What is the
> shortest example? is this is with "xemacs -q" and then loading ess?)
> I just tried XEmacs 21.4 (p15) and do not get the warning.
> > There is no *Backtrace* buffer, I guess the reason been because xemacs
> > issues a warning rather than an error?
> ah, okay. Not sure if we can catch a backtrace then.
> > Emacs 21.3.1 does not have the problem. Same version of ESS
> If you google for "font-lock-pre-idle-hook" you'll see it catches out
> many different Elisp applications, all under XEmacs it seems.
> Not sure what else we can do ... Rodney, do you see this problem?
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