A.J. Rossini rossini at
Tue Oct 17 20:34:19 CEST 2000

>>>>> "RH" == Rich Heiberger <rmh at> writes:

    RH> This bug was detected in August and, we apologize, has not yet
    RH> been fixed.  The work-around is to change one line in
    RH> ess-inf.el.  Here are my notes
    >> From august: A side effect of an unrelated bug fix broke M-x
    >> SAS.  It will take a few days to disentangle this.
    >> I think the following temporary repair MAY work for repairing
    >> M-x SAS.  I am not testing it.  It will undo the XLS fix.
    >> ess-inf.el < (if ess-start-args (setq inferior-ess-start-args
    >> ess-start-args) < (setq inferior-ess-start-args "")) ;; AJR:
    >> Errors with XLS?  ess-inf.el: previous version > (if
    >> ess-start-args (setq inferior-ess-start-args ess-start-args))

    RH> 5.1.17 is now out and does not fix this bug.  I am now hoping
    RH> we get it for 5.1.18.

I've checked the fix with XLispStat.  I'm releasing 5.1.18 after
lunch, as a TEST RELEASE, to see if it fixes SAS.  (this also has the
magic "_" to "<-" converter that Martin added).


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