[ESS] help in R 2.10 Windows
ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Wed Nov 4 00:00:30 CET 2009
On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 23:12 +0100, Martin Maechler wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 19:20, Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 09:54 +0100, Martin Maechler wrote:
> >> RossB> ESS's opening message and ess-version variable both
> >> RossB> say 5.5.
> >> not good.
> > I think I've fixed that; ess-version and the startup message both say
> > 5.6.
> > inferior-ess-help-command is a variable defined in `ess-cust.el'.
> > Its value is
> > ".help.ESS(\"%s\", help_type=\"text\")\n"
> > However, ?nlm gets
> > Error: could not find function ".help.ESS"
> > in the nlm help buffer.
> Hmm, .help.ESS should be defined via R-code that is sent from ESS,
> (and depends on the R version in use).
> For R >= 2.10.0, a line
> .help.ESS <- help
Could the fact that ESS gets a timeout waiting for the R process to
start be relevant?
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