[ESS] Process SAS is not running... error on Ubuntu

Dale Steele Dale_Steele at brown.EDU
Fri Jul 11 16:38:38 CEST 2008

I re-installed from Hardy packages on CRAN.  Same error occurs.  Still
can't seem to find 'ess-sas-sh-command' file, ie. not in directory
listing below.  Any further hints?  Thanks.  --Dale

dsteele at dsteele-laptop:/usr/share/ess/etc$ ls
BACKBUG5.BAT  ess-s4.S            icons     pkg-Maintainers  sas-keys.ps
backbugs      ess-sp3.S           Makefile  R-ESS-bugs.R     sas-keys.rtf
config.guess  function-outline.S  other     sas-keys.doc

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu> wrote:
> Dale Steele wrote:
>> I have installed SAS 9.1.3 and ESS on Ubuntu 8.04 (installed via
>> 'wajig install
>> http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/e/ess/ess_5.3.8~svn3902-1_all.deb').
>> When I attempt to invoke SAS from emacs using M-x SAS, I get a
>> "Process SAS is not running" message from emacs.
>> I found the section in the manual regarding making
>> 'ess-sas-sh-command' executable.  However, I've been unable to find
>> where 'ess-sas-sh-command' is installed on my system.
>> Thanks.  --Dale
> It should be in the etc directory under ess.  Check the debian manifest.
> Rodney
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