[ESS] toggle between R versions

Mark W Kimpel mwkimpel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 05:39:48 CET 2008


This was the first thing I tried, but the only thing listed under 
"other" is "R-newest", which when I tried it, loaded R-2.6.1 just as "R" 
does. I am not using Windows, which may keep track of versions in the 
registry, but Linux, where I have to put a symbolic link to R in /usr/bin


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Richard M. Heiberger wrote:
> When you are in a myfile.r buffer, click on the emacs menu item
>  ESS/Start Process/Other/
> This will give you a list of all versions of R on your computer.
> Click one of them and it will execute inside an *R* buffer.
> -----Original Message-----
> Behalf Of Mark W Kimpel
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2008 11:11 PM
> Subject: [ESS] toggle between R versions
> I have both R-2.6.1 and R-devel installed on Ubuntu Gutsy, each with 
> their own site-library, although currently I go into .Rprofile to 
> manually change with site-library will be loaded. When starting R from 
> within ESS-Emacs, I would like to be able to instruct which version I 
> want to use. Is this possible? For this to work, I would also need 
> .Rprofile to detect the version of R and use the appropriate site-library.
> Can all or any of this be done?

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