[OS X Emacs] Re: Switching from Carbon Emacs to Emacs.app

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Jan 9 10:50:04 EST 2008

Peter Dyballa wrote:
> You might like to read 
> http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/CarbonEmacsPackage#toc31 to find a 
> radical solution for all your dozens of problems with the UNIX concept 
> of environment variables and what Apple is doing with them.
> Instead of a fixed /usr/local/texlive/2007/bin/powerpc-darwin value it's 
> also possible to use a "universal" /usr/local/texlive/2007/bin/`uname 
> -p`-`uname -s` expression where hardware platform and OS name are 
> filled-in when the PATH is set first around login time.
> -- 
> Greetings
>   Pete

Hi Gang:

I'm struggling a bit as well (also switching from Tiger to Leopard). 
But, now I'm wondering.  There must be a simple way to do this with 
path_helper.  Of course, it would be only for Leopard and above.


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