[ESS] help in R 2.10 Windows
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Tue Nov 3 09:54:57 CET 2009
>>>>> "RossB" == Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu>
>>>>> on Mon, 02 Nov 2009 15:17:11 -0800 writes:
RossB> On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 23:19 +0100, Martin Maechler
>> I'd be glad if you could try out the new (unreleased)
>> version of ESS and confirm that my changes fix the
>> problem. You can get the Windows-zip file
RossB> I unpacked to the top level directory before, so
RossB> changes went to lisp. However, the previous
RossB> installation of ess was in site-lisp, which I assume
RossB> has precedence. I unpacked the new lisp directory
RossB> over the old one and tried again. Results were the
RossB> The variable setting is inferior-ess-help-command is
RossB> a variable defined in `ess-cust.el'. Its value is
RossB> "help(\"%s\", htmlhelp=FALSE)\n"
RossB> ?foo opens an emacs buffer on foo's help.
RossB> ESS's opening message and ess-version variable both
RossB> say 5.5.
It seems that you somehow don't pick up the new code.
Do you by chance also have *.elc files in the lisp/ or
site-lisp/ directory in which you unpacked the new ess-5.6.zip
If yes, that would explain everything and you need to remove all
*.elc files in there (and then restart emacs again).
More information about the ESS-help