[R] R --no-readline ?, was: history and readline, Mac OSX

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Thu Dec 6 16:14:24 CET 2012

This is off topic here. You should post on the ESS help list.
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Christian Hoffmann <c-w.hoffmann at sunrise.ch> wrote:

>By chance I came across an iESS buffer showing that  R had been started
>with this option:
>R --no-readline
>This seems to prevent the use of history() which I noticed earlier.
>Why is this start option chosen, and where can I change this?
>ESS version 5.13, R:
> > sessionInfo()
>R version 2.15.2 (2012-10-26)
>Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin9.8.0/x86_64 (64-bit)
>[1] C
>attached base packages:
>[1] tools     tcltk     stats4    splines   parallel  datasets compiler
>  [8] graphics  grDevices stats     grid      utils     methods base
>other attached packages:
>  [1] survival_2.36-14  spatial_7.3-5     rpart_3.1-55 nnet_7.3-5
> [5] nlme_3.1-105      mgcv_1.7-22       foreign_0.8-51 codetools_0.2-8
>  [9] cluster_1.14.3    class_7.3-5       boot_1.3-7 Matrix_1.0-9
>[13] MASS_7.3-22       KernSmooth_2.23-8 cwhmisc_4.0 lattice_0.20-10
> >

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