[ESS] ?while hangs emacs

regcl regcl at channing.harvard.edu
Tue Jul 30 17:17:38 CEST 2013

Thanks for the comments ...

Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> writes:

> ?if and ?while problem and similar where solved in 12.09-2.

... and upgrading to 13.05 in fact fixed my problem, so I'm now using ...

GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.18.9) of 2013-05-25 on <redacted>
ess-version : 13.05 [rev. 5574 (2013-05-14)]

> ESS chokes on this, which is really irritating for a lot of
> Bioconductor packages since they make many R functions into generics.

... not using a bioconductor package (in the problem case), so can't
comment this aspect ...

> Multiple help files have been treated correctly for at least half an
> year already. It works with C-c C-v and as far as I can recall I
> implemented it on ?foo as well (at least intended to). Cannot
> test/check right now.
> Vitalie

It just keeps getting better!

Many thanks, 

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