[ESS] New version of GNU Emacs Modified
vincent.goulet at dgfc.ulaval.ca
Tue Feb 28 05:56:44 CET 2012
Argh! It's a glitch in the build script I had to modify to support org-mode.
It's an easy fix that doesn't require to download the distribution again.
1. In the Emacs installation folder, there is a folder site-lisp\ess that contains sub-folders ess and org. These two should be one level higher, that is directly in site-lisp. In other words, instead of having
one should have
2. The situation is the same in folder etc of the Emacs installation folder. Rearrange to get
I'll upload a fixed archive shortly.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Directeur général adjoint
Direction générale de la formation continue - DGFC
Le 2012-02-27 à 13:24, Brian Diggs a écrit :
> On 2/26/2012 3:58 PM, Vincent Goulet wrote:
>> A quick note to announce a new version (23.4-modified-2) of my GNU
>> Emacs distribution for OS X and Windows:
>>> From the NEWS file:
>> Version 23.4-modified-2 (26 February 2012)
>> NEW FEATURE
>> o An up-to-date version of org-mode is now included with the
>> distribution. As of this release, this is version 7.8.03 of
>> (APPARENTLY) USER VISIBLE CHANGE
>> o File site-start.el is reinstated in the distribution. Loading of
>> extension packages is still done in default.el, but customizations
>> that I provide [that is, the (setq ..)] are located in
>> o psvn.el updated to version of 2012-02-21.
>> Hope this helps,
>> Vincent Goulet
>> Directeur général adjoint
>> Direction générale de la formation continue - DGFC
> I installed this version for Windows (Windows 7 - 64 bit if it matters),
> but I get an error on startup:
> In Messages:
> Relative to ess-lisp-directory, one of the following must exist:
> ../etc/ess, ../etc, ../../etc/ess or ./etc
> In Warnings:
> Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading `~/.emacs':
> Wrong type argument: stringp, nil
> To ensure normal operation, you should investigate and remove the
> cause of the error in your initialization file. Start Emacs with
> the `--debug-init' option to view a complete error backtrace.
> Thinking it was something in my .emacs, I first commented everything
> out, and then renamed the file entirely. But I'm getting the same error.
> So it might not be just me. Is anyone else seeing this? If it is just
> me, where do I need to look to track this down, or what information can
> I provide so that someone can help me track this down? I'm not
> proficient in emacs-lisp.
> Brian S. Diggs, PhD
> Senior Research Associate, Department of Surgery
> Oregon Health & Science University
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