[ESS] New instructions/init file for Windows

paul sorenson sourceforge at metrak.com
Thu Jan 12 21:24:05 CET 2006


Thanks - I knew there had to be something simple.

Looks like it is working the easy way now - I didn't have the xargs problem.

Is there a command I can run in XEmacs to precompile the .el files to .elc?


John Fox wrote:
> Dear Paul,
> Rather than editing your Wiki, I'll simply reply to your message:
> My init.el file include the line
> 	(load "C:/XEmacs/ess-5.2.11/lisp/ess-site")
> I suspsect that either you edited this file, or are not using the current
> version of the file (11 January 2006), since you got the error
> 	Cannot open load file:
> C:/XEmacs/Packages/xemacs-packages/lisp/ess-site
> which points to a different location.
> Note as well that the current instructions at
> <http://socserv.socsci.mcmaster.ca/jfox/Books/Companion/ESS/ess-xemacs.pdf>
> ask you to update the xemacs-base package (see footnote 11 on page 11). I
> understand from Rodney Sparapani that there may be a way around this that
> would allow me to simplify the instructions further.
> John

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