[ESS] several R versions
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Sep 1 11:34:40 CEST 2005
>>>>> "StEgl" == Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk>
>>>>> on Thu, 1 Sep 2005 10:11:50 +0100 writes:
StEgl> Martin, Kaspar,
StEgl> I just took a deeper look into R-devel, and found the problem.
StEgl> If I have a program called "R-devel" on my path, I need to put the
StEgl> following in .emacs BEFORE ess-site is loaded:
StEgl> (setq ess-r-versions '("R-1" "R-2" "R-devel"))
StEgl> (require 'ess-site)
StEgl> since the R versions are created only on startup. Perhaps I need to
StEgl> document that better in the string. This means also that if people
StEgl> customize it, either:
StEgl> 1. their customize should come before ess-site is loaded (hard)
StEgl> 2. the customize code dynamically recreates R-versions (neater).
StEgl> But if we change the default of ess-r-versions to the above, we should
StEgl> be Okay for most people, especially you Martin, so you should be able
StEgl> to remove your 6 year old function!
well, if we go down that road we should make it
(setq ess-r-versions '("R-1" "R-2" "R-devel" "R-patched"))
since that would allow to get rid of yet another 6 year old one :-)
StEgl> Please check and get back to me!
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