[ESS] ESS Hangs: Text is read-only
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Mon Mar 31 15:45:41 CEST 2014
On Mon, 2014-03-31 at 13:42 +0000, Sparapani, Rodney wrote:
> Lately, it often happens that ESS hangs, and *R* minibuffer says "Text
> read-only". I just found a repoducible example.
> Run this
> An Evince screen appears., I read the PDF a while, close that.
> In the *R* buffer I see
> (evince:12584): EvinceDocument-CRITICAL **: ev_document_get_n_pages:
> assertion 'EV_IS_DOCUMENT (document)' failed
> After closing the Evince window, I cannot find any way to get the
> session to work again. I cannot type commands at the prompt. Nor can I
> them from the script window.
> The minibuffer reports "Text is read-only". I can't find any way to
> I've had this problem occasionally for the last few months, but never
> reproducible before.
> Ubuntu Linux, Emacs 24.3.1 with ESS 13.09.
I can't reproduce. For me, on RHEL 5.7, Emacs 24.3 and ESS 13.09-2,
I get an acroread window rather than evince. After closing the
acroread window, everything behaves as expected. This could be
an evince issue.
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