[ESS] ESS default R not the newest (MS Windows)

Richard M. Heiberger rmh at temple.edu
Fri Nov 14 00:05:16 CET 2014

to find your personal directory at all, you set a variable.
you will need to unset it.

See C-h v ess-rterm-version-paths
for details.

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 5:58 PM, Boylan, Ross <Ross.Boylan at ucsf.edu> wrote:
> I just installed the latest R, but when I start emacs (using ess from git yesterday)  and M-x R I get version 3.0.2.  This is on Win 7.  Oddly, M-x R-newest gets me 3.1.2.
> I believe this is because 3.0.2, and a bunch of earlier files, are in my personal directory (C:\Users\rdboylan\Documents\R), while the latest R is in a system directory (C:\Program Files\R).
> Is there some way I can convince ESS to use the latest R as default?  Is the current behavior intentional on the theory that personal installations are preferred?
> Ross Boylan
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