[ESS] ess-tracebug behavior [probably wishlist]

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 21:59:41 CEST 2013

  >> Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu>
  >> on Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:48:45 -0700 wrote:


 >> The obvious workaround is to turn the developer on load the file or
 >> function.
 > I can't parse the last sentence.  I'm guessing you mean enable
 > ess-developer and then load the appropriate source file or function.

Precisely ... swallowed "then" in a hurry.

 > Now I'm in a mess: I set a breakpoint on one function in a package.
 > That worked the first time.  Then I flagged a function it called (also
 > in the package) for debugging.  Now I don't stop at the breakpoint and I
 > don't get the usual break for debug(fn).  I also tried debug(fn) on the
 > R command line.  Still no dice.  Both functions are exported by the
 > namespace.

There might be some twisting going on between the debug() and
ess-developer. I am not aware of any such problem. An easy example would
be handy, indeed.


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