[ESS] Emacs won't start with ESS

Patrick Connolly p_connolly at slingshot.co.nz
Mon Aug 24 21:45:38 CEST 2009

On Sat, 22-Aug-2009 at 10:07AM +0200, 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.

Yesterday it worked
Today it doesn't
Windows is like that.

Some of my friends who use Windows reinstall the OS each year as a
kind of spring cleaning.  In fairness, I have to admit that new
releases of KDE can be flakey also and I've had occasion to go through
the setting up from scratch to deal with it.

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