[ESS] Mac OSX 10.10.1 Yosemite can't find R
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On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 6:17 PM, Paul Johnson <pauljohn32 using gmail.com> wrote:
> An interesting turn happened today.
> Student removed R and re-installed R, and path problem is now cured. At
> least on that one machine. Yosemite was installed after R, perhaps that was
> part of problem.
> I don't mean to say I hate Macintoshes, their hardware is pretty good.
It had better be, for the price they charge for it. You can get pretty
nice hardware at those prices from other vendors too.
> software, well, that's different.
I might just be getting old and cranky (or spoiled by linux) but the
quality of OSX seems to be going downhill, IMO.
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 12:36 PM, Sparapani, Rodney <rsparapa using mcw.edu>
>> > Try
>> > M-x shell
>> > and then start R within the shell by typing "R".
>> > If that works, its then an ESS problem.
>> > if that fails (which is my hope!) maybe Emacs has not been initialised
>> > with the right environment variables.
>> > lets follow up off list...
>> Hi Stephen:
>> Unfortunately, as I understand it, the nefarious nature of this bug
>> is that it does not rear it's ugly head in the terminal. For example,
>> see the R bug report that Paul referenced...
>> That is the first hit I got when I googled it. The second is kind
>> of interesting...
>> But it has no hint of an actual fix. From what I have read in other
>> communities (latex, Rstudio, etc.) it seems like workarounds exist,
>> but I personally am not upgrading to Yosemite because of this very
>> bug. Looking forward to a fix. But, as a Mavericks user, I see no
>> reason to upgrade anyways.
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