[R] problems with ESS & R ...

Thomas Schönhoff tom_woody at swissinfo.org
Wed Sep 29 18:58:42 CEST 2004


Meinhard Ploner schrieb:
> Hi!
> I have R 1.9.1, Mac OS X 10.3.5, GNU Emacs 21.2.1 and ESS 5.2.3.
> I installed today the ESS by not changing ess-site.el, but creating 
> .emacs in $home with the single line:
> $ cat ~/.emacs
> (load "/usr/local/lib/ess-5.2.3/lisp/ess-site")
> If I start now emacs and then R (with M-x R) then I get:
>  > options(STERM='iESS', editor='emacsclient')
> but using fix() oder edit() doesn't work:
>  > fix(pc)
> emacsclient: can't find socket; have you started the server?
> Error in edit(name, file, editor) : problem with running editor emacsclient

I was suffering from the same behavior of ESS/Emacs/R under Debian GNULinux.


C -c C- d   (C= CTRL!)

combination is helpful to try!

Maybe this works also under MAC OSX



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