ESS on Panther
kjhealy at arizona.edu
Tue Dec 16 04:17:29 CET 2003
Hi again -
I didn't experience any problems with 5.2.0beta3 and the mindlube Emacs
21.3.50. Everything worked as expected Similarly no problems with Enrico
Franconi's just-released "Enhanced Carbon Emacs" binary
(http://www.inf.unibz.it/~franconi/enhanced-carbon-emacs/), which is built
from a more recent CVS distribution. (Its enhancements are some
On 12/16/03 2:47 AM, "Rodney Sparapani" <rsparapa at mcw.edu> wrote:
>> Hi -
>> I upgraded to OS X 10.3 (Panther) and installed the carbon build of GNU
>> Emacs 220.127.116.11 from http://mindlube.com/products/emacs/index.html.
>> When I load it, attempting to initialize ESS in the normal way in my
>> -- (load "~/elisp/ess-5.1.24/lisp/ess-site") -- gives the following
>> An error has occurred while loading `/Users/kjhealy/.emacs':
>> Invalid read syntax: ?
>> Which is sadly not very informative to me :(
>> Is this a known problem? Any ideas how to fix it?
> Not a known problem. I'm using Jaguar, but I haven't heard of any
> problems with respect to Panther. Two things to try besides Tony's
> advice. The version of GNU Emacs that you are using is an older beta.
> A more recent beta version is 18.104.22.168. See
> http://members.shaw.ca/akochoi-emacs/ for details. Also, your version
> of ESS is a little dated. We haven't released a gamma since then, but
> there is a more recent beta, 5.2.0beta3, at StatLib and the ESS web
> page at
Kieran Healy, http://www.u.arizona.edu/~kjhealy
Assistant Professor, Sociology Dept, University of Arizona.
Research Fellow, SPT, RSSS, Australian National University.
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