XEmacs Installation on Win98

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Oct 29 16:39:29 CET 2003

At Wed, 29 Oct 2003 10:17:19 -0500,
John Fox wrote:
> Dear Rodney,
> At 09:07 AM 10/29/2003 -0600, Rodney Sparapani wrote:
> >. . .
> >
> >Thanks for the link to that web page.  We'll have to add that link to
> >the ESS web page since it was very informative.  However, there is one
> >problem.  The following line from init.el:
> >(require 'ess-site) ; load ess
> >
> >needs a bit more elaboration, like:
> >(require 'ess-site "path-to-ESS-lisp-subdirectory") ; load ess
> >
> >where you replace path-to-ESS-lisp-subdirectory appropriately for your
> >installation.
> >--
> Has there been a change that makes specifying the path necessary? It 
> apparently wasn't needed previously.
> Thanks,
>   John


Well, I wasn't saying that your init.el wouldn't work.  But, I was
reacting to Jan's error message which seemed pretty clear to me.
Perhaps, it depends on how ESS was installed.  If it was installed with
xemacs package tools, then your init.el would be correct.  However, if
ESS was installed manually, to get the latest and greatest, then a change
may be necessary.  If ESS was installed under the ~/.xemacs
sub-directory, maybe no change would be needed; but it would be
Rodney Sparapani              Medical College of Wisconsin
Sr. Biostatistician           Patient Care & Outcomes Research
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