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

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Sat Nov 15 08:57:07 CET 2014

> It seems to me inferior-R-program-name should refer to the newest
> version of R, whether that version is user-specific or system-wide.
> By this I mean that when ESS starts up and fills in that variable, it
> should fill it in with the newest program path.

I disagree.  inferior-R-program-name should default to "R" -- most
likely the standard name on Unix.  This is a variable that you
customize, not that Emacs updates.


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