[ESS] Emacs won't start with ESS

Gustavo Lacerda guse at optimizelife.com
Sat Aug 22 04:17:45 CEST 2009

Thanks, but I don't seem to have a file named "ess-site.el".

Besides, it is working *sometimes*. (It just worked again)

Can I ask emacs where it found it? Something like an elisp version of
"which ess-lite"?


On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Richard M. Heiberger<rmh at temple.edu> wrote:
> Instead of
> (require 'ess-site)
> try using the full pathname
> ;; use the correct path for your system
> (load-file "c:/emacs/ess/lisp/ess-site.el")
> using (require)  implies that the ess packages is installed
> in a place emacs knows about.  My guess is that you put ess
> in some non-standard place.
> Rich

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