[chimera-dev] Error on command-line startup: OSX 10.5
Bernard_Heymann at nih.gov
Thu May 1 13:19:09 PDT 2008
When I start up Chimera from the command line under Leopard, I get a
lot of messages such as:
The process has forked and you cannot use this CoreFoundation
functionality safely. You MUST exec().
() to debug.
Chimera still runs, but I thought this is probably something to be
dealt with sooner than later. I did some digging and came across the
following technical note from Apple:
The reference to the fork message is at the bottom of the page. I also
found on another site the following advice for an X11 application:
"I've updated the OSX Readme TclTk build example to include an extra
Since the example is for an X11 TclTk build, CoreFoundation isn't
really necessary, so this is OK."
Because Chimera uses Tk, I thought this might be something to try to
avoid these error messages and possible instability down the line.
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