[ESS] Prevent ESS From Writing .Rhistory

Stephen Eglen @je30 @end|ng |rom c@m@@c@uk
Thu Aug 25 23:00:28 CEST 2016

> Yes, the dots appear in the minibuffer.  Then when the minibuffer goes
> away, the password is displayed in the
> *R* buffer.

Are you sure?

When I do this:

  cat(" Password: "); pwd <- readLines(file("stdin"), 1)

Then I all I see in *R* is:
 Password: >

and I would consider it a bug to have the password echoed.  (Not just
for ESS but for shell/other comint modes).


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