[ESS] problem with file extension recognition
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Feb 11 09:13:58 CET 2005
>>>>> "Jack" == Jack <ostroffjh at sbcglobal.net>
>>>>> on Wed, 9 Feb 2005 20:14:44 -0500 writes:
Jack> I'm using GNU emacs 20.4.1 and ESSS 5.2.5 and ESS
Jack> automatically recognizes any .lst file as a SAS
Jack> listing, and makes the buffer read only.
Jack> Unfortunately, most of the .lst files I edit are
Jack> Oracls sql-plus spool files. Is there an easy way to
Jack> get ESS to not mark a .lst file read only unless it
Jack> specifically opens it as the listing from a .sas file?
Jack> (I've tried some other versions of emacs and also
Jack> xemacs, and the behavior is identical.) I know I can
Jack> toggle the 'read-only' attribute, but I'd rather not
Jack> need to.
Do you need SAS mode at all?
If not, edit your copy of
ess-site.el (and make sure there's no older version of
by replacing lines 430-431
(ess-message "[ess-site:] require 'essd-sas ...")
;;N This changes ".lst" extension auto-mode:
;;N (ess-message "[ess-site:] require 'essd-sas ...")
;;N (require 'essd-sas)
If you use ESS for SAS, the solution is to modify
essl-sas.el (in a different way) but let's hope you don't need
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
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