[racket] calling osx binaries from racket

From: Stephen De Gabrielle (stephen.degabrielle at acm.org)
Date: Tue Aug 24 20:40:52 EDT 2010

Ah- I missed your post on April 28.

Further thinking on the issue, I'm inclined to let the user specify a
path to the executable as a configuration setting - or even include
the major platform executables in the plugin - and just avoid
burdening users with scripts.



On Tuesday, August 24, 2010, Jakub Piotr Cłapa <jpc-ml at zenburn.net> wrote:
> This came up before and the environment.plist is mentioned in many places as the proper solution. It seems that Apple introduced /etc/paths.d for this but you found that it is not sufficient for GUI apps.
> OTOH a simple (getenv "PATH") returns the same things as echo $PATH in a Terminal window. Generally every environment variable I set in my .zshenv is visible in DrRacket. (including all the paths from paths.d)
> PS. I run 10.6 and Racket
> --
> regards,
> Jakub Piotr Cłapa


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