[ESS] ess-remote trouble

Erik Iverson eriki at ccbr.umn.edu
Mon Feb 8 21:59:29 CET 2010

Dan Davison wrote:
> I really like the idea of ess-remote, and I want to start using it
> routinely.  Unfortunately with my current set-up the remote session
> buffer invariably eventually ends up with an inactive prompt[1]. I haven't
> noticed any particular pattern in when this happens (but so far I have
> always got several minutes of correct functioning before it fails).
> The steps I'm using are:
> 1. M-x shell (on machine running ubuntu 9.10)
> 2. ssh remote machine (fedora 10)
> 3. R
> 4. ess-remote
> 5. r
> 6. ...

I seem to recall similar behavior when I used to use ess-remote, but if 
memory serves, it happened when I would send input to R between steps 3 
and 4, are you doing that by chance?

Also, what shell and stty settings are you using on both ends?


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