[ESS] How to avoid search for versions of R
vincent.goulet at dgfc.ulaval.ca
Fri Apr 20 21:14:11 CEST 2012
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Le 2012-04-20 à 13:03, Rodney Sparapani a écrit :
> Vincent Goulet wrote:
>>> Can anyone confirm?
>> I confirm that ess-site is loaded from default.el, therefore before any site or user configuration file is loaded. Normally, this should be a feature more than a bug (just like R versions search is a nice feature).
>> On Windows, however, it is simple to modify the default.el file: it is located in the site-lisp sub-folder of the Emacs installation folder. Caveat: the file will be overwritten/deleted with Emacs updates. [Not so much an issue for Heinz, it appears, since he doesn't update too often. :-) ]
>> Hope this helps,
> 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 still create my distribution on XP, so I cannot comment for Win 7. Perhaps should I find a copy and install it in my VM.
> I believe installing under another directory like C:\Emacs
> will be fine. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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