[ESS] ESS default R not the newest (MS Windows)
spinuvit at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 05:49:58 CET 2014
R is the default command which basically picks R from your
exec-path. The newest R is further on your exec-path.
>>> "Boylan, Ross" on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:17:02 +0000 wrote:
> I haven't set a variable; my only ESS related line in .emacs is
> (load "c:/Users/rdboylan/Documents/GitHub/ESS/lisp/ess-site.el")
> I see nothing in .emacs or .emacs.d/ that looks related, and search (via Windows Explorer) in emacs.d did not turn up any references to ess-rterm.
> Oddly, the path seems right:
> ess-rterm-version-paths is a variable defined in `ess-custom.el'.
> Its value is ("C:/Program Files/R/R-3.1.2/bin/i386/Rterm.exe")
> Original value was nil
> From: Richard M. Heiberger [rmh at temple.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:05 PM
> To: Boylan, Ross
> Cc: ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [ESS] ESS default R not the newest (MS Windows)
> to find your personal directory at all, you set a variable.
> you will need to unset it.
> See C-h v ess-rterm-version-paths
> for details.
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 5:58 PM, Boylan, Ross <Ross.Boylan at ucsf.edu> wrote:
>> I just installed the latest R, but when I start emacs (using ess from git yesterday) and M-x R I get version 3.0.2. This is on Win 7. Oddly, M-x R-newest gets me 3.1.2.
>> I believe this is because 3.0.2, and a bunch of earlier files, are in my personal directory (C:\Users\rdboylan\Documents\R), while the latest R is in a system directory (C:\Program Files\R).
>> Is there some way I can convince ESS to use the latest R as default? Is the current behavior intentional on the theory that personal installations are preferred?
>> Ross Boylan
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