[ESS] Strange behaviour of ESS and ESSAuto-complete with a prompt specification in Rprofile.r

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Nov 20 15:40:05 CET 2013

On 11/19/2013 09:11 AM, Mathieu Kessler wrote:
> I finally discovered that removing the options(prompt=...) or setting it to
> a simple string like e.g options(prompt="R>> ") removed all these problems!
> Strange, isn'it?
> You can imagine it was a pain to identify the cause of the problem, so I
> thought It may be useful to others if I post it here!
> All the best, Mathieu

Be very careful changing the prompt.  ESS is based on comint which
watches for the prompt.  You might be able to workaround this with
the ESS variable inferior-ess-S-prompt


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