[ESS] Error loading R mode

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 13:40:25 CEST 2014

Just do

 (add-to-list 'load-path "~/path/to/ESS/lisp/")
 (load "ess-site.el")


 >>> Lucas Holland on Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:22:44 +0200 wrote:

 > Hello Vitalie,
 > thanks for your reply. I’m not aware of the emacs version I used to compile
 > it. I simply followed the instructions, adjusting the Makeconf so it points to
 > the emacs I use (i. e. the one in the /Applications) directory.

 > How do I go about loading ESS from source directly (sorry, I’m quite new to the world of emacs)?

 > Thanks again!

 > Lucas
 > Am 27.06.2014 um 13:16 schrieb Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com>:

 >> This is one of those gost errors that people report
 >> sometimes. with-silent-modifications is there but the errors says it is
 >> not. It is usually caused by some sort of mismatch of emacs version
 >> during compilations. Have you compiled your ess with an older version of
 >> emacs? Try loading ESS from sourse directly.
 >> Vitalie
 >>>>> Lucas Holland on Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:34:13 +0200 wrote:
 >>> Hello,
 >>> I’ve just installed the latest version of ESS from github (14.05, the
 >>> same problem occurs with the version currently available for download
 >>> on the website).
 >>> However when I try to switch into R mode via M-x R-mode I get an
 >>> arrow and it seems to go into S mode instead. Here’s the error I get:
 >>> ess-bp-recreate-all: Invalid function: with-silent-modifications
 >>> C-h f with-silent-modifications gives me
 >>> with-silent-modifications is a Lisp macro in `subr.el'.
 >>> and some description text. 
 >>> I’m running the following Emacs version:
 >>> GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.36) of 2013-03-13 on bob.porkrind.org
 >>> I’ve seen this error being asked about before but in that case using
 >>> the latest ess version seems to have fixed it whereas that’s not the
 >>> case for me.
 >>> Thanks!
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