[ESS] problems with help in the development version
ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Wed Sep 18 06:15:58 CEST 2013
On Tue, 2013-09-17 at 20:30 -0700, Vitalie Spinu wrote:
> Sorry, cannot reproduce.
You're not the only one. Now I can't reproduce.
Something very weird seems to be going on; this is the second issue I've
had with emacs/ess that has simply vanished after awhile (the first was
that it didn't seem to load at all).
To answer your other questions:
> Which version of ESS is this?
git from a few days ago, master branch. git log -1 says
Merge: 800ab28 97a5fdc
Author: Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com>
Date: Fri Sep 6 22:07:40 2013 -0700
Merge branch 'trunk'
Is that the right way to find the current head? still new to git.
> Which version of
> Could you please M-x toggle-debug-on-error first?
Now no error. There is no error if I don't toggle first, and repeat
exactly the steps I did before.
The error I was getting was reproducible; I launched several new emacs
while I was testing.
> >>> Ross Boylan on Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:18:02 -0700 wrote:
> > On Tue, 2013-09-17 at 12:27 -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> >> After doing
> >> help.search("memory")
> >> any effort to get help, e.g.,
> >> ?memory.size
> >> fails with "wrong number of arguments: switch-to-buffer, 3
> >> ?foo works before the help.search().
> >> Ross Boylan
> > I got the same behavior when I did
> > ?save.image
> > in a new run, i.e., without having asked for help.search().
> > So maybe it's the "." that's the problem. Is that a known issue?
> > ?lm also produced the error after the help.search() request, so it is
> > not only "." commands that are affected once the problem kicks in.
> > Ross
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