[ESS] ESS error: Autoloading failed to define function compilation--ensure-parse
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Fri Oct 2 17:41:11 CEST 2015
I have fixed this issue on ESS side, but I would still recommend upgrading your
emacs to >= 24.4. There are just too many features that you are missing.
Another option to get the latest emacs is
>> On Fri, Oct 02 2015 09:25, Dorazio, Robert wrote:
> Hi Rodney,
> Upgrading to Emacs 24.5 is difficult because it is not available in the
> repository for Ubuntu 12.04 (my OS). I tried installing from source using
> instructions from the following web site,
> but installation failed to create a make file.
> Any other suggestions?
> Robert M. Dorazio
> Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
> U.S. Geological Survey
> Web site: profile.usgs.gov/bob_dorazio
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 8:46 AM, Sparapani, Rodney <rsparapa using mcw.edu> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I'm using Emacs 23.3.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.10)
>> > of 2013-05-16 on panlong, modified by Debian, i.e., Ubuntu 12.04.
>> > I've been using ESS for years. I just upgraded to the most recent
>> > of ESS using Ubuntu's package manager, and now upon starting an R process
>> > using M-x R I get the following error message:
>> > Error in post-command-hook: (error Autoloading failed to define function
>> > compilation--ensure-parse)
>> > in the buffer and R does not work.
>> > Any ideas how to fix this problem?
>> > Robert M. Dorazio
>> Hi Robert:
>> I guess Emacs 23.x does not have that function. Maybe you can just
>> grab compile.el from Emacs 24.x...
>> compilation--ensure-parse is an autoloaded compiled Lisp function in
>> Or better yet, upgrade to Emacs 24.x
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