[OS X Emacs] spell checking - once more
jochen at fhi-berlin.mpg.de
Mon Jan 14 03:20:40 EST 2008
On 14.01.2008, at 08:58, Alex Hamann wrote:
> The reason is simply that I ran into a posting on another mailing-
> list that made me notice that MacPorts creates a ~/.profile upon
> install, to add /opt/local/bin and /opt/local/sbin *before* the OS X
> defaults /usr/bin and /usr/sbin in $PATH.
While I do not see the problem here...
You can simply change that by opening the configuration file in an
editor and change the PATH to whatever you want... You can even leae
MacPorts $prefix completely out and always call the programs
specifying the complete path, if you consider that useful.
> I want to investigate deeper wether I find this behaviour of
> modifying OS X instead of adding to it concerning
This is definitely a wrong picture you have here.
a) This behaviour is common on Un*x system and not considered
modifying the OS.
b) This setting is only for shells.
c) You can still always call the original OS tool y specifying the
d) It is very easy to change the PAH to whatever you want.
MacPorts is simply providing a default setting. The one which is most
appropriate for the average system/user...
> alex (who is still hoping for a hint regarding his original
> problem :-)
Use MacPorts' aspell! ;-)
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