[ESS] trouble starting ESS

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Fri Jul 30 21:22:51 CEST 2010

On 07/30/10 02:09 PM, Main, Regan wrote:
> Hi--
> I am having difficulty getting ESS to run.  When I start up Emacs,
> everything looks and works fine.  Emacs recognizes the command 'M-x
> SAS', and ESS appears to start up correctly.  It splits my screens and
> asks for my starting data directory.  After I hit enter to accept the
> starting data directory, I get a warning in the command line which
> says--"No ESS processes running; not yet implemented to start
> (SAS,SAS)".
> It does go ahead and start up the *SAS* buffers as well as doing the
> syntax highlighting for SAS.  Everything looks ok except the "No ESS
> processes running" message.
> Can anyone help me troubleshoot this?
> Thank you,
> -Regan Main

Hi Regan:

Can you send a bug report as described at

Please mention OS, emacs version, SAS version, etc.


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