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You wrote: mz> Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 16:59:02 -0700 mz> From: Mike Zuhl <email@hidden> mz> Subject: Fix for environment woes mz> To: email@hidden mz> I keep seeing people have problems that can be traced back to missing mz> or out of date ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist file. As you may already mz> know, this file specifies the environment variables that processes mz> start with and especially affects the behavior of X11 apps. mz> I've attached a perl script that I run every so often that copies the mz> current environment to ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist. For instance, if mz> you juggle your $PATH or $LD_LIBRARY_PATH around you just run this mz> script and your "Finder launched" apps are up-to-date, too. mz> This is not rocket surgery, it's just nice to have. mz> --Mike Zuhl Hmmm ... the only file in my "~/.MacOSX/" dir is environment.plist-dont, which renaming apparently I did back on 4 Mar 2004 . Still has what I assume are virgin default values, see below. So, what problems might I be having? Everything seems to work fine except that iTunes freezes up X11 from time to time ... [well, OK, also my back hurts and the roof leaks, but if that's related, OS X is a lot more formidable than I thought ...] thanks, -f ********** <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist SYSTEM "file://localhost/System/Libray/DTDs/PropertyList.dtd>" <plist version="0.9"> <dict> <key>MrX</key> <string>1</string> <key>TestEnvironmentVariable</key> <string>/My/Value</string> </dict> </plist> _______________________________________________ Do not post admin requests to the list. They will be ignored. X11-users mailing list (email@hidden) This email sent to email@hidden
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