[plt-dev] Installation directories on Mac OS X

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Sat May 23 16:39:43 EDT 2009

On May 23, 2009, at 7:01 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> At Sat, 23 May 2009 15:26:19 +0200, Thomas Deniau wrote:
>> You might be interested in including this patch to unixstyle.ss
>> upstream :
> Thanks!
> I somehow missed your original message. (Maybe I accidentally deleted
> it before reading), but I see in the archives:
> Are there deeper reasons that would force origtree to yes on OS X even
> without MrEd ?
> We don't want the default MzScheme build to be different from the
> default Mred build, since the former is supposed to be a subset of the
> latter.
> Longer term, we should look at making MrEd work within a Unix-style
> installation. With your patch, maybe it's just a matter of putting
> ".app"s in an appropriate place.

FWIW: unlike fink's anti-app stance, MacPorts does include mac- 
style .apps; it generally puts them in /Applications/MacPorts,  
presumably to avoid conflicts with other existing applications.


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