[chuck-users] Question re: installing ChucK on Mac

Tom Lieber tom at alltom.com
Thu Aug 12 20:32:51 EDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 3:59 AM, Hans Aberg <haberg-1 at telia.com> wrote:
> On 11 Aug 2010, at 06:08, Tom Lieber wrote:
>>> It's not that hard to make a .pkg Installer file. Maybe this is the
>>> "right thing" to do for folks who would like to have ChucK installed
>>> but nnot have to type commands into the Terminal to do it, but who'd
>>> like to be able to use the Terminal to just run ChucK.
>>> I'll take a look at this this evening; shouldn't be all that difficult.
>> You're right, it wasn't! I used the PackageMaker GUI. I did get stuck
>> trying to make a symlink in /usr/local/bin/ to the chuck binary,
>> though, so it's not that useful..
> The normal would be the opposite: the miniAudicle has a pre-made symlink to
> /usr/local/bin/chuck. Then, when the latter is updates, miniAudicle will use
> it.
> If for some reason, one does not want miniAUdicle to change, just let it
> have a binary as is the case now. One will then run different binaries in it
> and from the console.

I'm not quite sure what you're saying, but if miniAudicle installs a
ChucK in /usr/local/bin, then I don't see a reason to have a separate
package just for command-line ChucK.

Tom Lieber

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