XEmacs Installation on Win98
jfox at mcmaster.ca
Wed Oct 29 14:09:59 CET 2003
The stray characters make it a bit hard to read your message, but it looks
to me as if ess probably hasn't been installed (or possibly hasn't been
installed correctly). The ess-site.el (and ess-site.elc) file is part of
ess and isn't being found. Did you install ess and the other packages
listed on p. 10?
I hope that this helps,
At 02:58 PM 10/28/2003 +0100, Jan Wunder wrote:
>I tried to install XEmacs + ESS on Win98 for use with R.
>Therefore, I followed the manual of John Fox (‚An Introduction to ESS
>+ XEmacs for Windows Users of R’)
>As described there, I have
>created a „home“ directory by typing ‚set HOME=c:\’
>in my autoexec.bat file,
>created a subdirectory ‚c:\.xemacs’,
>copied the init.el from http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox/Books/Companion/ESS/
>to this subdirectory,
>copied from the same website the further icon files to the toolbar of
>added the line ‚path=%path%;“c:\Program
>Files\R\rw1080\bin’ to the autoexec.bat file,
>specified the ‚Start in’ directory for XEmacs within the
>Properties in the pop-up menu by typing c:\temp.
>After launching XEmacs I recieved the following error:
>‚(1) (initialization/error) An error has occurred while loading
>Cannot open load file: ess-site’
>Following the manual I alternativly modified the search path for the
>rterm.exe within the init.el file - with the same result of an error
>Did I miss something during the described installation?
>Thank you very much for your help!
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