[ESS] R in Cygwin Emacs

Sebastien Vauban sva-news at mygooglest.com
Thu Sep 4 17:16:57 CEST 2014

"Richard M. Heiberger" wrote:
>> @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".

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
Type RET on a type label to view its full documentation.

  Macro: Return short name of CHARSET.
  Function: Takes a list of strings and returns an alist ((STRING
table-shorten-cell            M-x ... RET
  Command: Shorten the current cell by N lines by shrinking the cell
  Function: Like `yas-longest-key-from-whitespace' but take the
            shortest key.
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

(even with `cygwin-mount.el' package loaded)

Though, as said, there are maybe extra packages that would have such

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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