[ESS] Resume R process after Emacs/ESS crash

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Oct 1 18:48:15 CEST 2008

schimpanski at gmx.de wrote:
> Hallo, out there!
> I am running GNU Emacs/ESS on a remote Unix Server using an X Window client on my local Mac OS X system. After the X-Window containing Emacs crashed there's still a R process running doing some heavy computing.
> How can I resume this R process and catch the results?
> Can I start Emacs/ESS again and reconnect to this R process?
> Thanks in advance,
> Will

I've experimented with this.  Just make up a dummy job that takes a long
time.  Then send it various signals to see what happens.  I think the
two that you are interested in are STOP and CONT, but YMMV.  Most likely
this would be in a terminal though.  Not sure how you could get it back
to iESS.

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