[ESS] Emacs taking over CPU

Frank Harrell f.harrell at Vanderbilt.Edu
Mon Sep 9 17:57:45 CEST 2013

Thanks for writing Rodney.  I'm using Emacs 24.2.1 and ESS 13.05 on 
Ubuntu 13.04 with linux 3.8.0-30.


On 09/09/2013 09:28 AM, Rodney Sparapani wrote:
> On 09/07/2013 07:37 AM, Frank Harrell wrote:
>> After a long interactive R session using the latest ESS on Ubuntu, Emacs
>> gets extremely sluggish and starts to take more of 98% of the CPU. Below
>> is my .emacs file if relevant.  Thanks for any pointers - Frank
> Dear Frank:
> Which version of ESS and emacs is this?  And, which OS?  I don't know
> if this is an ESS or emacs issue.  There is a bug in GNU Emacs 24.1
> and 24.2 which behaves exactly as you describe on non-Windows builds:
> Bug #12463 http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=12463

Frank E Harrell Jr Professor and Chairman      School of Medicine
                    Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University

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