[ESS] help stops working
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Oct 23 08:22:29 CEST 2006
>>>>> "Kasper" == Kasper Daniel Hansen <khansen at stat.berkeley.edu>
>>>>> on Sun, 22 Oct 2006 18:34:48 -0700 writes:
Kasper> Hi Sometimes (often) I eventually get the following
Kasper> behavior: typing help in the R buffer (or using C-c
Kasper> C-v) yields a new buffer with the relevant help page
Kasper> name, but containing
Kasper> sh: line 1: /tmp/RtmpmzA0Vp/56f32f43: No such file
Kasper> or directory
Kasper> instead of the man page. This is on a Powerbook. I
Kasper> think it may have something to do with /tmp
Kasper> directory being cleared? Perhaps associated with the
Kasper> sleep mode? Anyway, is there a way to sort of
Kasper> "restart" the help system? I am currently using
Kasper> 5.3.1 with Emacs 18.104.22.168.
This is really an R, not an ESS problem.
AFAIK, it only happens if you keep an interactive R running for
a long time (days).
There's more known about this which I currently don't recall,
but please do post this (with a bit more detail on your version
of R and your OS) on R-help.
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