[racket] users Digest, Vol 71, Issue 37

From: Max Polk (maxpolk at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jul 14 08:21:39 EDT 2011

> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 4:19 AM, Lavoie Francis <lav.francis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> First, it looks like emacs for OS X does not use the users' own $PATH, but the one of the system. I tried some hack I found on google (http://olabini.com/blog/2009/12/path-problem-with-emacs-on-mac-os-x/, http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/EmacsApp#toc2) without luck, emacs can't find racket.

Check out "User Session Environment Variables" here:


Basically you create ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist and fill it with what you want.  I use the Fink project stuff on MacOS so I modify for emacs INFOPATH, MANPATH, PATH, XML_CATALOG_FILES, and SGML_CATALOG_FILES, such as:


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