[ESS] Emacs27 and options("prompt") interaction ?

Ahmadou Dicko d|cko@@hm@dou @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Nov 26 17:13:49 CET 2020

Hi Dirk,

I also used to also use prompt="R> " and had to change it a year ago when I
switched to Emacs 27.
I now use Emacs 28 and ESS 20201122.814 (on a Linux machine) and I still
have the same issue.
I'm following this issue to check if there's any change for me to switch
back to "R> " :


On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 2:53 PM Dirk Eddelbuettel via ESS-help <
ess-help using r-project.org> wrote:

> Following Zeileis and Kleiber in their 'AER' book, I have had
>         prompt="R> ",                           # AER page vii
> as an value to options() in .Rprofile for a number of years.
> Emacs27 is still not mainstreamed in Debian and Ubuntu, but on one machine
> I
> installed it from PPAs as I was curious about the new rendering engine.
> Looks like it behaves well, font rendering is nice -- but the above
> creates a
> 'jumpy' cursor that settles if I revert to "> ".
> Now, as we all do, I have a lot of other settings in my dot profile that
> _could_ be causing this. But has anybody else seen this?
> Dirk
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