[ESS] Attaching to running R process

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 6 22:02:47 CET 2010

hi David, have you seen the following text from the manual?  I'mnot sure
if it works well with 'screen' though.


David Neu <david at davidneu.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering if there a way to attach an ESS session to an existing
> R process.  Here's the usage scenario:
> local> ssh -Y remote
> remote> screen #start GNU screen
> remote> emacs &
> remote> R
> ?in emacs attach an ESS session to R process?
> ?in emacs detach ESS session from R process?
> close emacs
> remote> C-a d #detach from GNU screen
> remote> logout
> local> ssh -Y remote
> remote> screen -r #reattach to GNU screen
> remote> emacs &
> ?attach to R process?
> etc.
> Cheers,
> David
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