help: customizing ESS/xemacs to run R in windows98

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Wed Oct 8 11:28:38 CEST 2003

That sounds like you havn't installed the rest of the Emacs Lisp
packages on the Win98 machine.  (other than that, I have no clue --
defadvice is a system function).

"Filippo Piro" <filippo.piro at> writes:

> I have tried to run R under ESS/xemacs in the Microsoft windows system
> following the instructions and using the init file configuration of Jon Fox.
> All seem to go well on Windows XP (except infrequent crashes and difficulty
> in closing the Rterm job). However on Windows98, even following to the
> letter all instructions I have found, the inferior R process doesn't load
> and the following error is signalled:
> error in init file: symbol's function definition is void: defadvice.
> please, tell me what I have missed.
> thanks, Filippo Piro
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