[ESS] Following setwd() to a new place

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon Jan 3 18:05:57 CET 2005

On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Stephen Eglen wrote:

> Automatic directory syncing might be tricky, but it may not be too
> hard to get something working manually.  *shell* buffers can be kept
> in sync using M-x shell-resync-dirs.

A fairly simple solution would be to define an ess-change-directory 
that asks the user to specify a path to emacs and then have ESS issue the 
setwd() command. After all, that's how the initial working directory is 


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