[ESS] ess-remote trouble

Dan Davison davison at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 8 22:44:49 CET 2010

Erik Iverson <eriki at ccbr.umn.edu> writes:

> 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. ...

Hi Erik,

> 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?

I don't think I know exactly how to answer the question -- could you
tell me which settings exactly might be relevant? I can tell you that I
am ssh'ing to a machine which provides me with a bash shell on login,
and that the local shell is also bash.


> Erik

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