[ESS] emacs doesn't load correctly

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 7 23:00:50 CET 2010

Ewa Szczurek <szczurek at molgen.mpg.de> wrote:

> I am struggling with a problem.
> When starting emacs I get a message:
> Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/
> nxml-mode/rng-auto.el (source)...done
> Loading /home/szczurek/ess-5.7.1/lisp/ess-site.el (source)...
> enabling speedbar support
> Loading /home/szczurek/ess-5.7.1/lisp/ess-site.el (source)...done
> font-lock-turn-on-thing-lock: Symbol's function definition is void:
> lazy-lock-mode

> I added to the .emacs file a line  (load "~/ess-5.7.1/lisp/ess-site")

This is strange. It works fine with me in 23.1 -- can I suggest that you
try the following instead in your .emacs instead of what you have::

(add-to-list  'load-path (expand-file-name "~/ess-5.7.1/lisp/ess-site"))
(require 'ess-site)

and see if that makes a difference.  


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