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Re: [PVS-Help] how use Carbon emacs with pvs4 on Mac

Thanks, you gave me a good hint.  If instead of


I use


then everything's fine.  I don't understand why it's different since 
MacOS/Emacs is just a link to MacOS/bin/emacs, but I'd rather hack in PVS 
than think about paths and scripts.

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Sam Owre wrote:

> Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 22:00:10 -0800
> From: Sam Owre <owre@csl.sri.com>
> To: David Naumann <naumann@cs.stevens.edu>
> Cc: pvs-help@csl.sri.com
> Subject: Re: [PVS-Help] how use Carbon emacs with pvs4 on Mac 
> Hi Dave,
> I ran into similar problems - I'm not sure I have a real fix, but in my
> case it turned out that the /usr/local/Emacs.app was not the right one.
> I got the same error just by invoking this at the command line without
> involving PVS, which helped me to figure out what was going on.
> I'm using Darwinport (aka Macport) on a MacOSX Intel.  I installed
> emacs-devel (which has better vc support for svn), and I set my
> PVSEMACS environment variable to
> /Applications/MacPorts/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs
> It seems to work for me.
> Regards,
> Sam
> David Naumann <naumann@cs.stevens.edu> wrote:
>> I used DarwinPorts to install Carbon emacs-22 on an Intel Macbook and
>> emacs/AuCTeX/etc work just fine.  I installed the PVS4 pre-built Allegro
>> binary for Mac/Intel.  But I can't get it work with emacs.
>> I thought I'd just need to give the path to the emacs executable, as in:
>>    ./pvs -emacs /usr/local/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/emacs
>> But I get errors about directories that indeed don't exist:
>> -----------
>> Warning: arch-dependent data dir
>> (/Volumes/Emacs/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/libexec/emacs/22.0.50/i386-apple-darwin8.7.1/)
>> does not exist.
>> Warning: arch-independent data dir
>> (/Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/share/emacs/22.0.50/etc/) does
>> not exist.
>> emacs: standard input is not a tty
>> -----------
>> I'm a Mac newbie with no time to tinker, so it would be fine with me if
>> someone can suggest an alternate emacs that's easily installed, will work
>> with PVS and AuCTeX, and is integrated enough with Carbon/Aqua to do
>> cut-and-paste.
>> thanks,
>> dave