[ESS] Starting R
||one|@hry @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Aug 18 18:27:41 CEST 2020
This was a bug briefly introduced in the development version (which
you are using through MELPA).
It was fixed yesterday, please update ESS.
On 8/16/20, Jeremie Juste via ESS-help <ess-help using r-project.org> wrote:
> It might all be stupid suggestions for many reasons. (I'm still on
> emacs 26, and my ess-version is from January 2020). But it might be
> useful for someone with better information than I have to help you.
> - Does M-x R RET works with emacs "-Q" ?
> --- in scratch
> (add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/elpa/ess-20200115.225/")
> (add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/elpa/julia-mode-20180816.2117")
> (require 'ess-site)
> then does M-x R RET works? Do you have auto-completion?
> - Still on the "emacs -Q" version
> when you load an R file, (say /tmp/test.R), does C-c C-s trigger any
> response to start an R process?
> Brett Presnel via ESS-help <ess-help using r-project.org> writes:
>> Today I installed a new version of ess from melpa and I find that I
>> cannot start R with the usual "M-x R RET" (if I type "M-x R <tab> the
>> completions R-mode, Rd-font Rd-mode, Rd-mode-insert-item,
>> Rd-mode-insert-section, Rd-mode-insert-skeleton, and Rd-preview-help are
>> offered, but not just plain R).
>> I am able to start R with "M-x ess-request-a-process". I haven't gotten
>> much further than that, so I don't know if I will run into any other
>> This is on Ubuntu 20.04 with a snapshot of the current development
>> version of emacs:
>> GNU Emacs 28.0.50 (build 1, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.20,
>> cairo version 1.16.0) of 2020-08-11
>> ess-version: [elpa: 20200815.803] (loaded from
>> The problem persists if I start emacs with "-Q", put the ess package on
>> the load-path, and load ess-site.el.
>> Obviously the emacs version may have something to do with this.
>> Any ideas?
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