[ESS] "marker does not point anywhere" Windows, Emacs/ESS-> SAS

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Thu Sep 23 20:11:24 CEST 2010

On 09/23/10 11:43 AM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> Hit the F8 key, CRASHOLA.  here's the debug output
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Marker does not point anywhere")
>    ansi-color-filter-region(#<marker in no buffer>  #<marker at 4 in *shell*>)
>    ansi-color-process-output("")
>    run-hook-with-args(ansi-color-process-output "")
>    comint-send-input()
>    ess-sas-submit-windows("c:/Progra~1/SAS/SASFoundation/9.2/sas.exe"
> "-rsasuser")
>    ess-sas-submit()
>    call-interactively(ess-sas-submit nil nil)

Well, I can't really test this since we don't have SAS for Windows.
But, this error is coming from ansi-color-process-output.  But why, I
don't know.  What happens if you set ansi-color-for-comint-mode to nil?


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