ess on mac os 10.3.2
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Tue Feb 10 01:09:20 CET 2004
> my setup is
> RAqua 1.8.1
> Emacs 22.214.171.124 (binary from http://www.mindlube.com/products/emacs/)
> ESS 5.1.24
> OS X 10.3.2
> all freshly installed.
> i can run R successfully from a shell (Terminal), just by typing "R",
> and i have set the PATH correctly in Emacs using an environment.plist.
> at first, ESS failed to load successfully when i started emacs. i
> tracked this down to the file essl-omg.el: trying to M-x load-file
> it gives the error
> Invalid read syntax: "?"
> since i don't need omegahat, i commented out the line
> (require 'essd-omg)
> in ess-site.el. now ESS loads successfully.
> but when i hit M-x R, i get the error message
> if: Process R is not running.
> as an aside, i noticed that if i run a shell inside emacs,
> and just type R at the shell prompt, i get the error
> Fatal error: you must specify `--save', `--no-save' or `--vanilla'
> is this related?
I have a very similar setup, except that I'm running 5.2.0-beta3.
However, I'm getting
the same error message so that's not helping. You can install R from
fink (1.6.1 I think)
and that does work. But, something appears to be wrong with 1.8.1
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