[ESS] R in Cygwin Emacs

Richard M. Heiberger rmh at temple.edu
Thu Sep 4 16:27:37 CEST 2014

> @Richard,
>> file ess/lisp/ess-compat.el checks for w32-short-file-name on Xemacs
>> and sets it if it is missing to either 'win32-short-file-name or
>> 'mswindows-short-file-name
>> The message you quote is given when none of those names exist.
>> If you can find the correct builtin function in cygwin emacs we can
>> add that, too.  Since 8.3 names are part of MS DOS, you might even be
>> able to write it based on the DOS command dir /x
> I did not find any equivalent function (searching with `M-x
> apropos-function' on "w32.*file") in Cygwin Emacs. But, maybe, I (would)
> have to load extra packages?

Try looking for "short".

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