[ESS] Backslash at the end of R help command hangs ESS 5.3.1

Michael Hoffman hoffman.mm at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 16:24:20 CEST 2006

Jan Goebel wrote:

> i guess ESS is waiting for the next prompt, typing C-G should help.

That is a helpful tip, but I still think this is a bug. Of course, using 
  C-g to break out means it is a much less significant bug :)

> Michael Hoffman said the following on 10/07/06 15:23:
>> Using R 2.1.1, ESS 5.3.1, GNU Emacs 21.3.1 on Linux 2.6.12-1.1381_FC3, 
>> if I type
>>  > ?sweep\
>> (or any help command followed by a backslash)
>> then the system hangs forever.
Michael Hoffman

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