[ESS] R hangs with ESS-emacs and options(error=recover)

Deepayan Sarkar deepayan.sarkar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 08:14:00 CEST 2007

On 4/23/07, Seth Falcon <sfalcon at fhcrc.org> wrote:
> "Richard M. Heiberger" <rmh at temple.edu> writes:
> > Yes, ESS is looking for a "> " prompt.  recover() is issuing
> > a "Selection: " which is not the signal that ESS is looking for.
> Hmm, options(error=recover) seems to be working fine for me inside
> ESS.
> recover() calls the menu() function which requests user input
> before dropping into a browser.  Although menu appears to be internal
> it should be similar to readline.  I suspect something else is going
> on -- do these functions work for others or am I just lucky ;-)

They work for me too.

I do get ESS freezes (that need C-g to interrupt) sometimes, but that
seems unrelated (they are mostly triggered by C-c C-r, but never C-c


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