[ESS] pop-up-frames and opening windows

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Aug 17 19:36:24 CEST 2005

>>>>> "David" == David Reitter <david.reitter at gmail.com>
>>>>>     on Wed, 17 Aug 2005 18:22:58 +0100 writes:

    David> On 17 Aug 2005, at 18:09, S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
    David> wrote:
    >> hi David, I'm having a little trouble trying to
    >> understand your message. Have you found some sequence of
    >> actions that you think is a bug (either introduced in
    >> 5.2.8 or just going against what is documented to happen
    >> in ESS)? If so, it would be very helpful to us if you
    >> give us your settings in .emacs and a set of instructions
    >> that replicate the bug.

    David> try this:

    David> (require 'ess-site) (setq pop-up-frames t) ;; Emacs
    David> customization

    David> ;; then load an R file or do M-x ess-mode and select,
    David> for example, ESS / "About editing"

    David> That should reproduce the bug: the original buffer
    David> shown twice in two windows in the original frame, and
    David> (as expected) the Info buffer in a separate frame.

    David> This is in the latest CVS GNU Emacs, as experienced
    David> on Mac OS X. (I'm using Aquamacs, actually, but you
    David> should be able to reproduce this on any recent GNU
    David> Emacs 22.)

and since the bug does not show in Emacs 21.4 (for me; on
Linux), doesn't this mean that it is a bug in the alpha/beta GNU
Emacs 22?


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