Starting R in a non PATH directory

Douglas Bates bates at
Fri Jan 16 20:07:13 CET 2004

Gerald.Jean at writes:

> how one tells ESS where the R excutable resides when the path is not, and
> should not be included, in the environment variable PATH?
> Emacs 20.7.1, ESS-5.21.1 on Solaris 5.8

Explicitly set the lisp variable inferior-R-program-name, as in

(setq inferior-R-program-name "/my/full/path/to/R/executable")

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