jeff at delphioutpost.com
Tue Apr 9 00:56:05 CEST 2002
On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, collins at arl.army.mil wrote:
> If one is in a valid chapter directory, then Splus uses that as the
> working directory. Otherwise it tries to use ~/MySwork, and if that
> is invalid it creates and uses ~/Schapter$$.
> Anyway, ESS 5.1.19 works as it should but 5.1.20 doesn't work in
> dired when I try to use the default directory.
> In my naivete I assume that ESS is somehow responsible for the difference.
> --- joe
It is actually a little more complicated. Splus6 also looks at the
following environment variables:
The S-plus functions standardInitialize and standardWorkingData look
at these environment variables in deciding what chapter directory to
> "A.J. Rossini" <rossini at blindglobe.net>@stat.math.ethz.ch on 04/04/2002
> 11:02:17 AM
> Sent by: owner-ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> To: Joseph Collins <collins at ARL.ARMY.MIL>
> cc: ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: 5.1.20, dired
> I think it really is a matter of knowing how Splus 6 works. I don't.
> But from what little misinformation I have, I suspect that if there
> is a chapter present, it uses that, else it uses the home directory.
> You probably have to read the manuals to figure it out.
>>>>>> "joseph" == Joseph Collins <collins at arl.army.mil> writes:
> joseph> re: ESS 5.1.20, GNU Emacs 20.5.2, S-PLUS 6.0.1 Rel 1, IRIX64
> joseph> Greetings all ---
> joseph> If I do M-x S in a dired window on ~/S/work then I get the
> correct prompt
> joseph> ESS [S(S+6): Splus6] starting data directory? ~/S/work/
> joseph> I press enter and then S-PLUS starts with
> joseph> Creating data directory for chapter
> joseph> which it does:
> >> search()
> joseph>  "/vld/collins/Schapter1174419"
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