[ESS] tracebug ess-inject-source race condition

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Jun 26 15:48:47 CEST 2013

On 06/26/2013 04:22 AM, Vitalie Spinu wrote:
>   > A well working alternative might be to clean up files which must be
>   > named in our "file pattern" if they are older than one week or
>   > so. {may harm people who run an ESS for longer than one week, but
>   > should they really be doing that ??}
> Indeed, this looks like a pretty reliable option, I hope it is also
> fast.

I vote no.  Here we have users who have ESS sessions going for long
periods of time:  a week would not be out of the ordinary.

> Another option is to make R to delete the file after sourcing it. I know
> how to implement this reliably in R but not in other ESS dialects. So
> emacs side solution is desirable anyways.
>      Vitalie

I'd rather try this.  Other ESS dialects are not as interactive as
R so it is less of an issue there (except, of course, S+).

Rodney Sparapani, PhD  Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research
Sr. Biostatistician               http://www.mcw.edu/pcor
4 wheels good, 2 wheels better!   Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)
WWLD?:  What Would Lombardi Do?   Milwaukee, WI, USA

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