Commit 32364f49 authored by Steven Tamm's avatar Steven Tamm

Document the workaround for the Mac OS X port not picking up the environment

variables from the dotfiles.
parent 50bf7673
2004-05-29 Steven Tamm <steventamm@mac.com>
* PROBLEMS: Document the workaround for the Mac OS X port not
picking up the environment variables from dotfiles.
2004-05-16 Juri Linkov <juri@jurta.org>
* TUTORIAL.pt_BR: Add coding: latin-1, sentence-end-double-space: nil.
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This file describes various problems that have been encountered
in compiling, installing and running GNU Emacs.
* Environment Variables from dotfiles are ignored with Mac OS X (Carbon).
When starting Emacs from the Dock or the Finder on Mac OS X, the
environment variables that are set up in dotfiles, such as .cshrc or
.profile, are ignored. This is because the Finder and Dock are not
started from a shell, but instead from the Window Manager itself.
The workaround for this is to create a .MacOSX/environment.plist file to
setup these environment variables. These environment variables will
apply to all processes regardless of where they are started.
For me information, see http://developer.apple.com/qa/qa2001/qa1067.html.
* Segfault on GNU/Linux using certain recent versions of the Linux kernel.
With certain recent Linux kernels (like the one of Redhat Fedora Core
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