[ESS] How to make `ess-quit' *not* start up R if it is not already running?
spinuvit at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 02:09:49 CET 2014
Yes. I see the behavior that you have described. But what is your
realistic scenario? Are you calling ess-quit programatically?
>>> Grant Rettke on Tue, 4 Nov 2014 18:47:11 -0600 wrote:
> • Start up Emacs
> • Confirm that all buffers that are file-based are closed but for the
> one that I am taking notes in
> • Messages and friends are still open
> • There is no R buffers open at this point with inferior processes
> • Execute the key-press `M-x'
> • Enter `ess-quit', choose `R', hit enter
> • `R' process starts up, and inferior `R' process loads
> • Buffer is open with a `R' REPL
> What I am wondering, is in cases like this, where there is no `R' to
> /quit/ in the first place, may I configure `ESS' to not do step 5,
> because it looks like it is getting started up unnecessarily.
> Of course, I am asking because I also wonder if it is just my machine
> doing this :).
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> Grant Rettke on Tue, 4 Nov 2014 12:23:37 -0600 wrote:
>> > Good afternoon, Sometimes I get lazy and run `ess-quit' to shut down
>> > R buffers because I usually have a few open.
>> > Sometimes I get lazier and forget if I even have any R buffers
>> > open. When I don't, ess starts up R for me, and then closes it at my
>> > requests.
>> I don't understand this. Could you provide reproducible steps?
>> ESS will auto-start a process if you do an evaluation command or request
>> help etc, and never auto-starts a new process out of the blue. If you
>> have several processes running then you will be asked to choose from the
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