Fwd: Re: Newbie start-up problem

Tom Masterson tnm717 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 12 00:37:33 CET 2004

Ah-ha! Indeed, in site-start.el (which I copied from 
you 8{] ) I have:
     (load-library "ess-site")

I commented it out, and at the end put a line to look 
for my "_emacs" file. And R is working. Life is good! 
Thanks! And I will upgrade as soon as I get to work
(with the fast connection).


--- "Richard M. Heiberger" <rmh at temple.edu> wrote:
> Good points.  I agree that upgrading is irrelevant
> to this issue.
> I still recommend upgrading.
> I looked again at the detail of the message and I
> did so in both 21.3 and 20.7.
> When I execute the line
> (load
> "C:/progra~1/emacs/ess-5.1.24/lisp/ess-site.el")
> The response I get from both versions of emacs is
>    Cannot open load file:
> c:/progra~1/emacs/ess-5.1.24/lisp/ess-site.el
> You reported
>    Cannot open load file: ess-site
> So now the question is what did you actually
> execute.  Since you are getting
> a different message than I see, this suggests that
> your _emacs is not being
> executed and that some other line of code, probably
> something like
> (load-library "ess-site")
> or
> (require 'ess-site)
> is the cause of the message.
> Take a look at your
> c:/progra~1/emacs/emacs-20.7/site-lisp/site-lisp.el
> to see if you have such a line.
> Take a look at the buffer *Messages* and see if
> there are any hints there.
> This buffer keeps a log of all messages that appear
> in the message buffer.
> In particular, it gives the names of loaded files.
> Rich

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