[ESS] emacs freeze when use ess-display-help-on-object with remote buffer .

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 09:59:17 CET 2012

>>>> Malcolm Cook <malcolm.cook at gmail.com>
>>>> on Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:35:11 -0600 wrote:

  > Thanks for taking this back up.

  > I too find that "help was the deal-breaker for me" when trying to work
  > with ESS under tramp or remote-ESS.  I could not get R's help to
  > display using, for instance, ess-display-help-on-object (c-c c-v).
  > When I try, it hangs with the cursor in the mini-buffer.  c-g brings
  > me to the ESS buffer with the help being paged with, `less` or some
  > pager.

  > Any thoughts?

In what version of ESS is this happening?  And please report, if possible, 
with the latest SVN.


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