[chuck-users] (chimera) unleashed!

Michael Heuer heuermh at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 12:56:35 EDT 2012

Kassen <signal.automatique at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 06:30:34PM +0200, Hans Aberg wrote:
>> On 25 Aug 2012, at 02:14, Spencer Salazar wrote:
>> > chuck- (chimera) is available:
>> On Mac OS X 10.7 and later, the system defined PATH includes /usr/local/bin/, which is where non-system installed binaries normally are put.
> That makes sense for cleanliness, but what is the chance of people
> running a older version?
> Last time I checked OSX had some unexpected behaviour (for me) in that
> the "which" command follows the system path and not the user's. This
> can lead to "which" reporting a location for a binary that might not
> be the version that will get executed when the command is invoked.
> Might be a BSD standard with solid reasoning behind it, but from my
> perspective this looks potentially confusing and so I'd rather stick
> to what we can be sure is the system path.
> I agree with you that ideally /usr/bin is not the place where we should
> be if /usr/local/bin is a option, but I could see this breaking pre 10.7
> configurations in ways OSX users may not be accustomed to fixing.

For OSX users, I should be able to add ChucK build to Homebrew, and
that manages installs to /usr/local/bin.



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