[ESS] Emacs can find R-devel and R-newest, but not R-4.0.x

Tyler Smith ty|er @end|ng |rom p|@nt@rum@c@
Wed Nov 25 22:04:45 CET 2020

This was fixed in ESS 19.04. If you install/update ESS from Melpa, you should get a recent version that includes this fix.




On Wed, Nov 25, 2020, at 11:53 AM, Marius Hofert via ESS-help wrote:
> Hi,
> I used to be able to start a specific R version with M-x R-... but it
> doesn't work anymore. On M-x R-<Tab> I see:
> R-devel
> R-initialize-on-start
> R-mode
> R-newest
> R-transcript-mode
> ... but no R-4.0.x. I have R-4.0.0, R-4.0.2, R-4.0.3 and R-devel
> installed and M-x R-devel and M-x R-newest correctly find and start
> R-devel and R-4.0.3, respectively. The other two R versions are set up
> exactly in the same way, which is why it's so confusing that they are
> not found. Also, in an Emacs shell (M-x shell), R-4.0.<Tab> completes
> to all R versions and I can also start every single one of them.
> Any ideas what to try?
> This is on macOS 10.15.7 with GNU Emacs 26.3 and ESS version 18.10.2
> [Released git: d4cd65da6dbf].
> Thanks & cheers,
> Marius
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