[ESS] inferior-R-args seem to be ignored: .Rhistory is written anyways
marius.hofert at math.ethz.ch
Fri Apr 12 20:39:54 CEST 2013
Thanks, Vitalie, (setq ess-history-file nil) solved it!
Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Marius Hofert <marius.hofert at math.ethz.ch>
> >> on Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:58:08 +0200 wrote:
> > Dear ESS experts,
> > I set
> > (setq inferior-R-args "--no-restore-history --no-save")
> > in order to avoid .Rhistory files etc. The variable is correctly set (I checked
> > its value). If I start R from the terminal this way, no .Rhistory is
> > written. However, if I use 'M-x R' to start R a .Rhistory file is written. Also,
> > I obtain the message "Cannot read history file
> > /home/mylogin/R/my/path/.Rhistory" which means R is looking for .Rhistory. Why
> > is the above setting of inferior-R-args not respected?
> Indeed. History is handled by ESS and comint. See ess-history-file for
> how to re-configure.
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