[ESS] .help.ESS gets appears only in certain directories

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Jan 16 21:58:29 CET 2012

2012/1/16 Aleksandar Blagotić <aca.blagotic at gmail.com>:
> Oh, yeah, not to forget, "index.search" functions is missing, too.
> aL3xa

Well, you must have funny things happening in your R startup procedures.
index.search() is not a standard R function, so why are you missing it?

       C-u M-x R --vanilla  [Enter]
to run 'R --vanilla'
and then you should see that things behave regularly, now?

> 2012/1/16 Aleksandar Blagotić <aca.blagotic at gmail.com>
>> I'm facing a really strange behaviour of ESS I grabbed from SVN (rev.
>> 4594). ".help.ESS" function is sometimes present, sometimes not! O_o
>> Somehow it just appears when R is evoked in some directories (like
>> /home/`whoami`/), but in my default project directory (and some others) it
>> just doesn't appear.
>> I've checked the permissions and stuff, but with no luck. Can you
>> replicate this strange behaviour?
>> aL3xa
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