[ESS] ess locate-file error when installing them to home directory

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 10:46:15 CEST 2012

  >> Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk>
  >> on Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:18:26 +0100 wrote:

  >> I am not a admin so I have to install both emacs and ess to my home
  >> directory. I firstly installed latest emacs 21.4.1 to ~/emacs. It works
  >> fine.
  > Do you mean 21.4.1 or 24.1?

:) if it's 24 it should be something wrong with the installation of
emacs. Do C-h v features RET and see if you have "files" in there;
locate-file is part of that library. On all my emacses it's loaded by

Otherwise do (require 'files) before ess loads.


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