R process does not start correctly
rossini at blindglobe.net
Wed Jan 29 18:58:51 CET 2003
>>>>> "WDM" == William D McCoy <wdmccoy at geo.umass.edu> writes:
WDM> For what it's worth, I don't think I have ever seen this behavior.
WDM> I use XEmacs and ESS every day, but I don't use the latest versions of
WDM> either. I am now using XEmacs 21.1.14 and ESS 5.1.19. So perhaps it
WDM> is something in versions more recent than those that produces the
As far as I can tell, it's related to buffer variable mis-scope.
If I start my work day via:
xemacs -f R
and proceed from there, everything is fine.
If I start by editing, _SOMETIMES_ things are fine. And I've not been
able to reproduce it (it tends to happen to me only when I'm in a
rush to finish something, not when I've got time to debug or grab a
stack trace, sigh... Murphy strikes again).
A.J. Rossini Rsrch. Asst. Prof. of Biostatistics
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