R not running inside emacs any longer

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Sun Sep 9 22:58:13 CEST 2001

Faheem Mitha <faheem at email.unc.edu> writes:

> On 9 Sep 2001, Douglas Bates wrote:
> > Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu> writes:
> > > The archive at http://cran.us.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian now has
> > > ess_5.1.19-0_all.deb in it.  Try upgrading to that.
> > 
> > I should have mentioned that this is in the woody or testing
> > distribution.  I'm not sure if you will be able to install it under
> > 2.2r3.  Let me know if you want me to try to build a version under
> > 2.2r3 (or you could download the sources and try to build the package
> > yourself).
> Dear Dr. Bates,
> I compiled ESS 5.1.19 on potato from your deb sources in testing without
> problems. It complains a little at installation time when doing the byte
> compiling but appears to behave normally. R with GNU Emacs 20.7 and 21
> seems to be working normally again. As Rich Heiberger wrote, the ESS
> buffer is recreated if accidentally deleted, which is a nice feature.
> It might be a good idea to add a deb for 5.1.19 to the potato directory so
> that people get automatic upgrades when doing apt-get upgrade.

Could you send me your Debian package so I can install it in the
potato directory?  I have access to a machine running potato but not
easy access.

> Why was this happening, anyway? Were the new versions of R breaking
> something?

I don't know.

> Thanks a lot for the help and fast reply.

You're welcome.
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