[Rd] Could the Windows installer edit PATH?

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Oct 10 15:53:55 MEST 2003

On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Chris Jackson wrote:

> Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Why do you need to edit PATH?  I never have the rw10xx/bin directory
> > in my Desktop PATH.  I do set the PATH in a terminal window when
> > working with R, but I do that via the shell startup options (.tcshrc
> > in my case).
> Emacs needs to know the location of Rterm.exe to run ESS.

Yes, but it can be told.
  (setq inferior-R-program-name "/path/to/R/bin/Rterm")
in a .emacs file


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