[plt-scheme] headless mred on OS X? Or, way to decode (lib"read.ss""wxme") reader in mz?

From: Matthew Jadud (Matthew.Jadud at olin.edu)
Date: Thu Sep 27 07:31:28 EDT 2007

On 9/26/07, Richard Cobbe <cobbe at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> > I'm not sure about what you're trying to do because of that cron job
> > remark, but the usual thing that I do, given that mred cannot run
> > without a display even if it doesn't actually do any GUI, is run it in
> > a VNC session.  This way there is no problems running mred.

A quick search around shows that 'xvfb' can be compiled and run on
OSX. Would a virtual framebuffer make MrEd happy? That is, could you
use a 'fake X' and run MrEd against that, eliminating the need for the


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