[ESS] ?while hangs emacs

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Sun Aug 11 14:35:19 CEST 2013

 >> Kasper Daniel Hansen <kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com>
 >> on Sun, 28 Jul 2013 12:52:38 -0700 wrote:

 > With Emacs 24.3.1 and ESS 13.05-1 this is the behavior I get
 > Execute 
 > library(Biobase)
 > in the iESS buffer (running R-3.0.1)

 > If I do
 > ?Filter
 > inside the inferior R buffer, R hangs, no output.

 > If I do
 > C-c C-v Filter
 > I get a buffer up saying 

 > Help on topic 'Filter' was found in the following packages:

 > Package Library
 > BiocGenerics /usr/local/R/R-3.0.x/lib/R/site-library
 > base /usr/local/R/R-3.0.x/lib/R/library

 > Choose one 

 > 1: Common higher-order functions in functional programming languages
 > {BiocGenerics}
 > 2: Common Higher-Order Functions in Functional Programming Languages {base}

This buffer is from the previous call to ?Filter. If you kill it and try
C-c C-v, ido menu pops up.

My memory failed, I didn't implement ido menus on ?foo back then. I have
just added this change to SVN.


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