[ESS] R-versions

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 17:53:30 CEST 2014

I think you can set inferior-R-program-name, e.g.,

(setq inferior-R-program-name "/usr/bin/R")

However, I don't see that documented in the manual[1], and it seems to
be a FAQ. Should this be documented, or is there another recommended
way to do it?


[1] http://ess.r-project.org/Manual/ess.html#Latest-version

On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 11:27 AM, "Gérald Jean" <gerald.jean at videotron.ca> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running R from ESS on a linux box (RedHat). The admin of the server just installed R-3.1.1 in /usr/bin and I can't start it from Emacs, starts OK from the command line just by typing R.
> I also have a patched version (3.1.0) installed in a private directory. From Emacs, "M-x R", "M-x R-patched" and "M-x R-newest" all start the R-3.1.0 patched version???
> I also have TERR and Revo64 from RevolutionAnalytics installed in a private directory, I can start any of them from Emacs but not the R-3.1.1, installed in the standard /usr/bin location???
> Any ideas???
> Thanks for your support,
> Gérald Jean
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