[ESS] Emacs 24 + ESS + auto-complete-mode crashing on Ubuntu
spinuvit at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 16:00:59 CEST 2012
>> Christian Zang <christian.zang at wzw.tum.de>
>> on Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:47:42 +0200 wrote:
CZ> Christian Zang <christian.zang at wzw.tum.de> writes:
>> Dear list,
>> I have some serious issues with Emacs 24 crashing on Ubuntu 12.04 during ESS
>> sessions. I use emacs-snapshot (currently version 188.8.131.52 from
>> ppa:cassou/emacs) and latest ESS from git (12.09, c3990d7859).
>> Everything works fine and as expected as long as I do not turn on
>> auto-complete-mode. If auto-complete-mode is turned on, Emacs quickly
>> crashes in an unpredictable fashion in midst of auto completion. As
>> all other things I use auto-completion for (python, org-mode,
>> latex...) work fine, I suspect ESS to be the culprit.
>> I use latest auto-complete-mode and popup.el from git, and also tried
>> several downgrades for Emacs, ESS, and auto-complete-mode without
>> Is anyone experiencing the same problem? Any help appreciated, thanks!
>> Here is the minimal init.el that reproduces the crash:
CZ> ... to answer my own question: I dumped Emacs 24 from the ppa in favour
CZ> of a self-built one (instructions here ), and everything is now
CZ> working as expected (fingers crossed...).
Hm, that might be a problem with the latest emacs. I am also using that
ppa, and with the one I have (GNU Emacs 184.108.40.206 (i686-pc-linux-gnu,
GTK+ Version 3.4.2) of 2012-09-06 on alphard, modified by Debian), I
have never experience your problem. That would be a nightmare.
CZ> Sorry for the noise & blaming ESS,
Not noise, it's good to be aware of, and keep an open eye on such
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