[ESS] ess-r-set-evaluation-env problems

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sat Jul 23 23:04:35 CEST 2016

I am quite sure this was fixed some time ago in the development version. In any
case you should not need this function.


>> On Sat, Jul 23 2016 02:20, Boylan, Ross wrote:

> Using ESS 16.04 from git and emacs 24.4.1 in a text only environment, when I do C-c-C-t C-s or the equivalent command (see subject) the echo area shows "wrong type argument: stringp, nil".

> After toggling on the emacs debugger:
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument stringp nil)
>   directory-file-name(nil)
>   ess-r-package--find-package-path()
>   ess-r-package--local-package-info()
>   ess-r-package-get-info()
>   ess-r--select-package-name()
>   ess-r-set-evaluation-env(nil)
>   call-interactively(ess-r-set-evaluation-env record nil)
>   command-execute(ess-r-set-evaluation-env record)
>   execute-extended-command(nil "ess-r-set-evaluation-env")
>   call-interactively(execute-extended-command nil nil)
>   command-execute(execute-extended-command)

> Also, the info documentation seems internally inconsistent; the news indicates
> using the command above is the way to go, but (ess)Top > Developing with ESS >
> ESS developer, section 10.3, seems to have the old commands, which do not
> work--or at least C-c C-t C-a gets me the same error.

> Ross Boylan
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