[ESS] no working R process

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jan 15 12:15:39 CET 2010

> [ess-site.el]: ess-customize-alist=nil 
> [ess-site.el _2_]: ess-customize-alist=nil 
> (S): ess-s-versions-create making M-x defuns for 
> (R): ess-r-versions-create making M-x defuns for 
>  R-2.7.1~
>  R-2.8.1~

> when I start R via M-x R-2.8.1~, I get:

> Changing to the *R* buffer just yields (Comint: no process) in the
> status line  of emacs.

Did it not find R-2.7.1 (i.e. without the tilde, backup file)?  It seems
strange that you would have the backup file R-2.7.1~ on your path, but
not R-2.7.1

What happens from a terminal when you just type:


?? does it start a working version of R?


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