ESS on win-32, c:/ .emacs error
rossini at blindglobe.net
Mon Dec 11 22:54:39 CET 2000
>>>>> "SM" == S McClatchie <s.mcclatchie at niwa.cri.nz> writes:
SM> On 8 Dec 00,, Rich Heiberger wrote (re: Re: install ESS on
>> The easiest way to install ESS on Windows machines is to place
>> the unzipped directory tree on the machine in, for specificity,
>> c:/emacs/ess-5.1.18/ Then add the following line to your
>> ~/_emacs (or ~/.emacs) file: (load-file
SM> Hello Rich
SM> I have emacs up and running nicely, and have created .emacs in
SM> the home directory which is c:/ I added the line load-file
SM> "c:/emacs-20.4/ess-5.1.18/lisp/ess-site.el" to the ~/.emacs
SM> file but when I run emacs I get this message:
SM> Error in init file: Symbols value as variable is void:
Please give the exact form. load-file IS NOT a variable, suggesting
that you've got a spare "(" somewhere...
SM> I tried the directory without quotes and got the same error.
Do you need to do:
SM> Another question concerns the location of the R
SM> directory. Should this be under the emacs-20.4 directory tree
SM> (i.e. in the same way that the ESS directory is)?
No. R can be anywhere.
SM> Hopefully these problems I am having will help others in the
SM> setup at some stage.
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