[ESS] How do I best set up M-x R32 and M-x R64?

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Mon Sep 21 10:44:23 CEST 2009

Richard M. Heiberger <rmh at temple.edu> wrote:

> I don't see
> ;;(setq-default inferior-S+6-program-name "Splus8") ; unix systems
> ;;(setq-default inferior-R-program-name "R")	    ; unix systems
> as candidates for removal.  They have an entirely different purpose
> than ess-r-versions.  They are for user-specification of which program
> is called by the simple key commands M-x S or M-x R.
> ess-R-versions is different.  ess-R-versions finds everything on the
> computer and defines a version-specific emacs functionname, allowing
> statements as M-x R-x.y.z

hi Rich, okay, agree -- I've added a comment instead in close vicinity
to those lines to point readers towards ess-r-versions if they are
looking for ways to call other versions of R.


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