[ESS] ess and tramp: how to adjust path?

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Jun 8 20:55:54 CEST 2011

Paul Burkander wrote:
> I'm using ess via tramp to run stata on a server.  If I use the terminal to
> ssh and call stata, it first runs my profile.do file which is in a folder in
> my path.  However, if I call stata via ess, it does not run this
> initialization file.  I thought I could just add the relevant file to the
> exex-path variable, but that doesn't seem to have worked.
> Any ideas for how to make stata run the initialization file via ess and
> tramp?
> Thanks,
> Paul

Hi Paul:

Sounds complicated.  I've never had much success with tramp.
What platform are you using?  I have used MacFUSE/sshfs on OS X
and it is AMAZING!  I'm hoping that they release a version
for Lion RSN.


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