[ESS] Emacs hangs when starting R via <alt>-x R

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Jan 30 12:11:27 CET 2019

Do you customize your R prompt by any chance? Can you start without your ESS

If you do M-x toggle-debug-on-error and start R, what do you see on C-g?


>> On Mon, Jan 28 2019 12:10, Kjetil brinchmann Halvorsen via ESS-help wrote:

> I have no way to know if this is a debian, emacs or ess problem. But I can
> use R otherwise than via emacs and ess.

> I open a buffer with a file "something.R". In the status line I have
>    U:---         (...)  (ESS[R] [none] hl-p ElDoc)

> When starting an R process with <alt-x> R
> a new frame opens, R starts (I see the welcome message) and then emacs
> hangs.

> This have been the state now for at least a week.  I am running Debian
> testing updated.

> Any ideas?  (And would this rather belong on r-debian list?)

> Kjetil

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