[ESS] Polymode is on MELPA

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue May 13 22:09:54 CEST 2014

Hi Mathieu,

You are probably loading some old polymode.el(c) instead of the MELPA
one. polymode-resister-weaver is declared in polymode-weaver.el which
should be loaded by polymode.el.

Try M-x find-function define-polymode, and see where it is loaded from.


 >>> Mathieu Basille on Tue, 13 May 2014 14:23:20 -0400 wrote:

 > Dear Vitalie,

 > This is great news! I'm glad to see this fantastic project moving forward.

 > I tried to install and use the new version now hosted on MELPA, but I've not
 > been successful yet. Before I forget, Emacs version is 24.3.1 (on Debian
 > Jessie). Here are the steps I did:

 > 1) Install the package through Emacs package system. The package installed
 > without any problem, in the same directory as all other packages
 > ("~/.emacs.d/elpa/" for me).

 > 2) Remove the 'setq load-path' from my old polymode configuration in my Emacs
 > init files. However, I left the 'require' statements (poly-R, poly-markdown,
 > poly-noweb) -- if I remove them too, nothing much happens, files are opened in
 > Fundamental mode.

 > 3) Activate Markdown and R modes in my init files, as detailed in the section
 > "Activation of Polymodes".

 > 4) Open a .Rmd or .Rnw file. The initialization fails with the error: "Invalid
 > function: polymode-register-weaver".

 > 5) Try to nail the problem down, using an empty init file. End up with the same
 > problem and same error: "File mode specification error: (Invalid function:
 > polymode-register-weaver)"

 > Am I missing something obvious? Let me know if I can provide additional useful
 > information.
 > Could you maybe provide a basic/minimal .emacs that would get us started?

 > Thanks a lot for your efforts on polymode!
 > Mathieu.

 > Le 12/05/2014 22:00, Vitalie Spinu a écrit :
 >> Hi Everyone,
 >> Polymomde [1] is finally on MELPA. The initialization slightly
 >> changed. If you have used polymode before, please check out the
 >> instructions.
 >> Most important recent user visible change is the addition of integrated
 >> weavers and exporters. There are 4 keys to remember M-n w and M-n e for
 >> weaving and exporting, and M-n W and M-n E to set the current weaver and
 >> exporter for the current buffer. Exporters will also weave the file when
 >> needed.
 >> Each polymode can be associated with multiple weavers and exporters but
 >> only one at them is active at a time. I hope this user pattern will work
 >> well. Currently, there are 4 R-related weavers (knitR, knitR-ESS,
 >> Sweave, Sweave-ESS) and 2 exporters (latexmk and pandoc).
 >> There is not yet much documentation on how to build your own polymodes,
 >> weavers and exporters, but it's on the way.
 >> There are plenty of things still to be done. Mostly, tweaks of all sorts
 >> related to buffer management, indentation and font-lock. But, I don't
 >> envisage new major features in the foreseeable future.
 >> Best,
 >> Vitalie
 >> [1] https://github.com/vitoshka/polymode>
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