[ESS] Re: Xemacs + transcript-mode: missing deactivate-mark

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Mar 9 09:12:43 CET 2005

>>>>> "AndyL" == Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw at merck.com>
>>>>>     on Tue, 8 Mar 2005 15:40:38 -0500 writes:

 {{Andy, Andy, -- you forgot the "Subject" ...}

    AndyL> Hi all, I'm using ESS 5.2.5 on XEmacs 21.4.13
    AndyL> "Rational Fortran" on WinXPPro.  When trying to
    AndyL> `clean up' an R transcript file, either with M-x
    AndyL> ess-transcript-clean-region or from the ESS-trans
    AndyL> menu, I get the following message in the mini-buffer:

    AndyL> Symbol's function definition is void: deactivate-mark

    AndyL> Can anyone help?  TIA!

well, I can confirm that 
      for (<n> in c(13,15,17)) 
XEmacs 21.4.<n> is missing such a (Emacs lisp) function.

It seems that the combination of Xemacs and transcript-mode is
not used too often...

I.e., we (ESS) should define it ourselves when it's not

==> thank you for the bug report, Andy!


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