[ESS] ESS Subversion (and RMarkdown)
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Feb 28 23:28:23 CET 2013
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Mathieu Basille
<basille at ase-research.org> wrote:
> Dear ESS developers,
> Do I understand it correctly that the support of RMarkdown is on its way to
> ESS 13.03? This is the impression I got from Vitalie here , but I'd like
> to make sure he was talking about support for RMarkdown.
> As a matter of fact, I tried to check it myself, by installing the
> development version from Subversion. I followed the "official" instructions
>  -- at least I think... Note that I'm running Debian Wheezy (system
> information here ) and Emacs Snapshot from emacs.naquadah.org . I
> first downloaded the Subversion ESS:
> svn checkout https://svn.r-project.org/ESS/trunk .emacs-site/ess
> Then checked it was up to date (but why wouldn't it be?):
> cd .emacs-site/ess
> svn update
> And finally added the following to my .emacs (instead of the previous
> "(require 'ess-site)"):
> (load "~/.emacs-site/ess-svn/lisp/ess-site.el")
> But I'm now unable to load it. If I open a .R file for instance, I get the
> following error:
> Loading /home/mathieu/.emacs-site/ess-svn/lisp/ess-site.el (source)...
> Relative to ess-lisp-directory, one of the following must exist:
> ../etc/ess, ../etc, ../../etc/ess or ./etc
> Loading /home/mathieu/.emacs-site/ess-svn/lisp/ess-site.el (source)...done
> If I then check the version of ESS, I obtain:
> ess-version is a variable defined in `ess-custom.el'.
> Its value is "12.09-2"
> ... which seems to indicate that the development version was indeed not
Actually, you should nowadays use
which tells you more (the subversion revision number, *and* its date)
.... and indeed, the current development version still carries the
"12.09-2" version string.... mainly because it still does not contain
much more than 12.09-2.
To your main question: Yes, Vitalie had planned to look at R Markdown support,
but he has not finished that yet..
> there anything I am missing? I tried to uninstall my current ESS
> version, and to add ".emacs-site/ess-svn/lisp/" into my load path, without
> more success...
> Thank you very much in advance!
> Mathieu Basille.
>  https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/ess-help/2013-February/008595.html
>  http://ess.r-project.org/Manual/ess.html#Latest-version
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> $ head /proc/version
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> 4.6.3 (Debian 4.6.3-14) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.2.35-2
>  GNU Emacs 188.8.131.52 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.4.2)
> of 2013-02-26 on dex, modified by Debian
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