[ESS] How to avoid search for versions of R
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Fri Apr 20 19:13:42 CEST 2012
Rodney Sparapani wrote:
> I am no expert on Windows, but if this is Windows 7... There was a long
> thread about issues last year (or maybe the year before). Specifically,
> (if I remember correctly) installing emacs and ESS under Program Files
> will create havoc for multi-user PCs as this information will revert to
> the default. I believe installing under another directory like C:\Emacs
> will be fine. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
What I meant to say... If a user edits default.el residing somewhere
under C:\Program Files, then that same user will always get the edited
version subsequently. But, another user will see the original
default.el How this all happens is a mystery. Pointers to documents
that explain this better are welcome.
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