ESS-5.1.20, S+6 mode generates Schapterxxxx

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Mon Apr 15 19:47:50 CEST 2002

>>>>> "naoki" == Naoki Saito <saito at> writes:

    naoki> Dear Dr. Rossini, I just installed ess-5.1.20 on my linux
    naoki> box, and it is working nicely but one problem.  When I run
    naoki> S+6 in emacs, it asks the directory to be used (i.e., the
    naoki> ones containing .Data directory, etc.)  However, it creates
    naoki> a completely new directory called "Schapter" with some
    naoki> random digits, e.g., Schapter2248 in my home directory
    naoki> instead of using the directory I specified at the emacs
    naoki> minibuffer.  If I define the environmental variable S_WORK
    naoki> to my intended directory, then it works, but this defeats
    naoki> the purpose of asking the directory name at the minibuffer.

    naoki> I would like to know how to prevent this creation of a new
    naoki> directory and to use the directory I intended, without
    naoki> defining S_WORK explicitly.

    naoki> Thank you very much for your help!

Please see recent messages on ESS-help; I'm a bit overloaded to
respond  to this question in a timely manner, apologies.

I'm cc'ing ess-help for responses.


A.J. Rossini				Rsrch. Asst. Prof. of Biostatistics
U. of Washington Biostatistics		rossini at	
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