[ESS] Is ess supposed to help with Sweave documents?

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Oct 28 17:55:30 CEST 2004

>>>>> "StEgl" == Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk>
>>>>>     on Thu, 28 Oct 2004 13:04:27 +0100 writes:

    >> > I have no idea how I found it (and perhaps this is a
    >> > better way to do what I did with it) but it seems to
    >> > be in cl-seq.el which is a part of common lisp (I
    >> > think). Here's something about it:
    >> David - can you confirm what version of Emacs you run?  I think Martin
    >> said search is not in Emacs 21.3; I run Emacs 21.3.50 CVS and find it
    >> also in cl-seq.el
    >> search is an autoloaded Lisp function in `cl-seq'.

    StEgl> just to follow up, David is using Emasc 21.3 and says it is present.
    StEgl> I just looked in Emacs 21.2; it too has search defined in cl-seq.el.
    StEgl> So I'm not clear as to why others cannot find it -- maybe try doing
    StEgl> (load-library "cl-seq")
    StEgl> (locate-library "cl-seq")

    StEgl> and looking for search?

yes, thank you: "almost"

In Emacs 21.3 (and probably also 21.2 ?):

 (load-library 'cl)    ; sic!  a symbol, not a string!
 (load-library 'cl-seq)

and then you do have  (search ...).

It's just not autoloaded -- that's why I didn't see it.

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