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From: Shivkumar Chandrasekaran <shiv@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Aqua ocamlbrowser on Mac OS X
I should add that I can still only get it to run from the Terminal via

open -a Ocamlbrowser

--shiv--

On Feb 6, 2004, at 11:11 AM, Shivkumar Chandrasekaran wrote:

> Following Trevor's suggestions (see 
> http://caml.inria.fr/archives/200211/msg00163.html) I am now able to 
> get *my* labltk programs to run in native Mac OS X Aqua mode (using 
> TclTkAquaBI-8.4.5.0.dmg from 
> http://www.maths.mq.edu.au/~steffen/tcltk/TclTkAqua/). Thanks, 
> Trevor!!
>
> What follows is what I did to get ocamlbrowser to run as a native Aqua 
> app. First I followed Trevor's suggestions. That did not work if I 
> double-clicked on Ocamlbroswer.app. I then tried from the command line
>
> open -a Ocamlbrowser
>
> That at least let ocamlbrowser display its error message that the 
> options to the command line were at fault. All the Console showed in 
> the log was a dreaded "RegisterProcess failed (error -50)" message.
>
> So I edited the source file ..../otherlibs/labltk/browser/main.ml and 
> essentially commented out the command line argument parsing step. I 
> did "make" and moved the new binary into 
> OCamlbrowser.app/Contents/MacOS/ and everything works pretty nicely 
> now. The only problem I have noticed is that clicking in the scroll 
> bar does not work. You have to catch the scroll-button and move it 
> with the mouse. Everything else seems to work too.
>
> If somebody needs the modified source I can email it. I hope some 
> similar hack can make labltk work too.
>
> To make this complete we must find some way of passing the command 
> line options, but that is for somebody else to do.
>
> --shiv--
>
>
>> I managed to get labltk working in Mac OS 10 with the Aqua (non-X)
>> version of Tk.  It's a bit clunky but maybe someone who knows more
>> about these things can clean it up.
>
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