[ESS] company mode troubles

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Jun 7 12:00:29 CEST 2016

You probably have an outdated version of company-mode. :sorted was added quite a
while to company. While there are discussions to change the name it's still
there AFAIK.


>> On Sun, Jun 05 2016 15:15, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte wrote:

> Dear All,

> I just upgraded a bunch of emacs packages (including ESS) and now company
> is not working well with R.

> With the latest tar.gz (ess-version: 16.04 [Released git: cccb9481389b])
> and with the latest from elpa (ess-version: 16.04 [elpa: 20160602.203])
> when I start typing, say, "runi" (to get runif as possible completion)

> I get the errors:

> Company: An error occurred in auto-begin

> Company: Back-end (company-R-args company-R-objects :sorted) error
> "Symbol's function definition is void: :sorted" with args (ignore-case)

> If I then try "?" at the R prompt, I get the error

> Symbol's function definition is void: :sorted

> If I install (from melpa-stable) v. 15.9 none of those issues arise.

> I reinstalled company (even if I've had the same 0.8.12 for the last few
> months), but nothing changes. Note that company seems to be working fine in
> C++ and text buffers.

> Best,

> R.

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