[ESS] Fwd: ess sas interactive (remote)

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Jun 13 16:57:42 CEST 2013

 >> Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu>
 >> on Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:53:34 -0500 wrote:

 > On 06/13/2013 09:42 AM, Vinh Nguyen wrote:
 >> Rodney,
 >> I tried this before. When I send code via c-c c-r, it starts up an
 >> interactive session on my local machine. The inferior SAS buffer from
 >> the remote machine doesn't seem to be recognized as an ESS process (not
 >> seen in ess-switch-process). Thoughts?

 > The `ess-sas-interactive' function was more of a proof of concept.
 > Whatever you type in *shell*/*iESS[SAS]* buffer is executed by
 > SAS.  There are no bells or whistles.  Patches welcome ;o)

 > But, honestly, I don't use SAS interactively and I really don't
 > know anybody who does with ESS; usually interactive users just
 > use Display Manager (but this could be why ;o)  So, we haven't
 > invested much effort in this beyond just getting it to work.
 > `ess-sas-interactive' depends on fairly low-level ESS/emacs
 > functionality so, in theory, it will always work.  But, it might
 > not be much fun to use.

It looks like the only thing needed is to register the sas sub-process
in ess-process-name-list. 


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