[ESS] .emacs file seems not fully operative since upgrade from 22.3 to 24.3

Brian Diggs diggsb at ohsu.edu
Tue Feb 28 17:05:16 CET 2012

On 2/27/2012 9:48 AM, Zdenek Skala wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have just upgraded to V. Goulet's 24.3-2modified Win binary; unlike previous
> installation, without changing defaults I now get error on startup:
> "Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading `~/.emacs':
> Wrong type argument: stringp, nil"
> Any hints on what goes wrong?

It was a bug. See 

There is a fix in that post, or you can re-download the fixed version.

> thank you!
> Zdenek
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Brian S. Diggs, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Department of Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University

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