[ESS] knitr and ESS

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Oct 11 10:58:02 CEST 2015

I cannot reproduce with emacs 24.3.1 and 25.0.5. Could you try to re-install


>> On Sun, Oct 11 2015 01:14, ottorino wrote:

> Dear ESS users,
> after many years of use, I'm eventually moving from sweave to knitr and
> therefore setting up my system

> Mint 17.1 Qiana -- MATE
> GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86-64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.10.7)
> ESS version 13.09-1 -- R 3.0.2

> with all the necessary packages.

> I wrote my first simple "AnalisiReport.Rmd" file and tried to knit it to an html
> one

> From the terminal everything went well with:

> library(knitr)
> library(rmarkdown)
> render('AnalisiReport.Rmd', "html_document")

> From emacs,  (polymode installed and apparently working), after pressing M-n w
> and selecting knitr-ESS as weaver, I can see the knitr processing the file in
> the *R* buffer, but then I get the following message

> Weaving 'AnalisiReport.Rmd' with 'knitR-ESS' weaver ...
> Type C-h m for help on ESS version 13.09-1
> ess-tracebug mode enabled
> using process '*R*'
> Wrong number of arguments: (lambda (proc name) (let ((wfile (pm--ESS-callback
> proc name))) (pm--display-file wfile) wfile)), 1
> byte-code: End of buffer

> In the meanwhile I get a AnalisiReport[woven].md file in the same directory
> where the .Rmd file reside.

> All the above is valid also for the minimal example found in the knitr site.

> What am I missing ?

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