[ESS] Debugger entered--Lisp error

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 10:00:05 CEST 2012

  >> Leo <sdl.web at gmail.com>
  >> on Tue, 4 Sep 2012 13:03:11 +0800 wrote:

  > In an R buffer, C-M-a to get the following error:
  > Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Point is not in a function according to 'ess-function-pattern'.")
  >   signal(error ("Point is not in a function according to 'ess-function-pattern'."))
  >   error("Point is not in a function according to 'ess-function-pattern'.")
  >   ess-beginning-of-function()
  >   call-interactively(ess-beginning-of-function nil nil)

  > It is fine for this command to behave like this but there are call-sites
  > where this error gets in the way such as `ess-calculate-indent' which
  > hurts indentation.

Hi Leo, 

In development version C-M-a is bound to
ess-goto-beginning-of-function-or-para which has an explicit error
protection for such cases.


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