[ESS] Emacs won't start with ESS
spencer.graves at prodsyse.com
Sat Aug 22 12:04:09 CEST 2009
Thanks very much. When I did that just now, I got the following:
Library is in
This raises other questions: How can I get more information about
(1) how to find files like this and (2) what their contents should be
and (3) the difference between *.el and *.elc files?
Martin Maechler wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 05:11, spencerg<spencer.graves at prodsyse.com> wrote:
>> Is there a way to get that from Emacs? It clearly knows.
>> There could
>> be several files by that name on your computer, but Emacs would use (at
>> most) one of them.
> Yes. M-x locate-library ess-site
> it will show that it does find with (require 'ess-site).
> Note that this may be ess-site.elc [if existing] rather than ess-site.el.
> The "80% of the times" is puzzling.
> Could it be that you start emacs differently, and you get different
> versions of emacs, or at least different "emacs paths"? The relevant
> info inside emacs is
> C-h v load-path
> Hoping that helps further (I won't be around e-mail for the rest of
> the weekend though).
> Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
>> Richard M. Heiberger wrote:
>>> Yes, you have ess-site.el because it is part of ESS.
>>> You can ask the system where it is.
>>> On Windows, open Windows Explorer and search for ess-site.el
>>> on the entire computer.
>>> On Unix, or Windows with Cygwin, use the emacs command
>>> M-x find-dired <RET> / <RET> -name ess-site.el <RET>
>>> ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>> Spencer Graves, PE, PhD
>> President and Chief Operating Officer
>> Structure Inspection and Monitoring, Inc.
>> 751 Emerson Ct.
>> San José, CA 95126
>> ph: 408-655-4567
>> ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
Spencer Graves, PE, PhD
President and Chief Operating Officer
Structure Inspection and Monitoring, Inc.
751 Emerson Ct.
San José, CA 95126
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