[ESS] Emacs won't start with ESS

Gustavo Lacerda guse at optimizelife.com
Sat Aug 22 23:57:17 CEST 2009

I confirmed that the name is "Progra~1" and made the change.

But this had no noticeable effect on the behavior of Emacs (it hasn't
worked yet, but I have a feeling that it might work later today).


On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 2:30 PM, Richard M. Heiberger<rmh at temple.edu> wrote:
> Try
> (load-file
> "C:\\progra~1\\emacs\\emacs-22.3\\site-lisp\\ess-5.4\\lisp\\ess-site.el")
> The embedded blank in "Program Files" often causes problems.  Therefore
> use the 8.3 version of the name.  It is usually "progra~1", but not
> always. Confirm the name in the MSDOS cmd window by entering
>  dir c:\pr* /x
> The single forward slash I sent and the double backslash you are using
> are equivalent.
> Rich

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