[ESS] 'Lisp nesting exceeds 'max-lisp-eval-depth''

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Tue Nov 9 18:28:34 CET 2004

Dear Scott,

I haven't seen this particular error, but I am aware of a problem in
ess-site.el. There's a fix (and some instructions) on my web site, at

Have you looked at this?

I hope this helps.

John Fox
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada L8S 4M4

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Scot W McNary
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 11:43 AM
> To: ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [ESS] 'Lisp nesting exceeds 'max-lisp-eval-depth''
> Hi,
> Using Xemacs 21.4.13 and ESS 5.2.2 on Windows 98, installed 
> with netinstaller from the Xemacs.org website and using John 
> Fox's init.el I get the error above.  R doesn't start on 
> opening, although C-g does return command to the mini-buffer. 
>  Mx-R does not start R.  Any pointers as to what I'm doing 
> wrong would be welcome.
> Starting Xemacs with '-debug-init' doesn't provide any kind 
> of clues as to where the problem might lie.
> Thanks,
> Scot
> --
>    Scot W. McNary  email:smcnary at charm.net
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