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

From: Richard Cobbe (cobbe at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Sep 26 20:51:58 EDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 07:22:45PM -0400, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> On Sep 26, Richard Cobbe wrote:

> > I had thought that Fink's tightvnc package had a VNC server that
> > behaves in the traditional Unix way.  Unfortunately, it doesn't
> > start at all, so that's no good, even if you were interested in
> > building the X11 version of DrScheme.
> This is strange.  I'd expect that plain Xvnc installations would do
> the same thing on OSX just like it does anywhere else.  (Assuming an
> X11 build of PLT, of course.)

Well, on my machine, at least:

    [ridcully:~]$ vncserver
    vncserver: couldn't find "Xvnc" on your PATH.

So that's not helpful.  :-(  AFAICT, Xvnc doesn't exist on my machine at

It's probably possible to build & install Xvnc on Mac OS, but I don't have
time to investigate further.

(Disclaimer: I'm running fink unstable, build from source; results may vary
with other distributions.)


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