[ESS] A problem on nuke-trailing-whitespace (migration from Ubuntu 10.04 to Wheezy)

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 02:42:59 CET 2013

  >> Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu>
  >> on Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:18:30 -0600 wrote:

  > On 02/11/2013 01:23 PM, ottorino wrote:
  >> Hi all,
  >> the problem I'm facing today is most probably due to my recent migration
  >> to a new OS.
  >> I installed wheezy from netinst: I wanted to see which were the packages
  >> necessary for me.
  >> The installation went through many (recorded !)
  >> apt-get install packagename
  >> I'm not sure I installed all I need for the system to work properly as I
  >> was used to.
  >> I suppose the problem is in my .emacs, which I copied from the old
  >> computer, commenting some offending lines.
  >> I can work with R and ESS, but on quitting emacs I receive the following
  >> message
  >> Cannot open load file: nuke-trailing-whitespace

  > Hi Ottorino

  > Well, I sympathize since I often run into teething problems on a new system.
  > However, I don't see how this problem could have been generated by ESS.  So, I
  > think you should look elsewhere such as Emacs itself.

There is ess-nuke-trailing-whitespace, may be that is what was intended
in your .emacs.


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