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## Re: Dumb Emacs lilypond-mode question

 From: Arjan Bos Subject: Re: Dumb Emacs lilypond-mode question Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 19:53:57 +0100

On 28 feb 2010, at 06:46, Tim McNamara wrote:

> I've had lilypond-mode working in Emacs for a year now, using Carbon Emacs on
> Mac OS X 10.4.  Works great, kuds to whomever wrote the mode.  I just built
> the latest Emacs 23.1 to give it a try; it initially didn't work with
> Lilypond at all until I remembered I had to add the lilypond-mode .el files
> to site-lisp inside Emacs.app.  So, did that and lilypond-mode is
> automatically loaded when I open a .ly file.  Yay.  Everything looks fine,
> syntax coloring works, etc.
>
> However, I can't compile.  C-c C-l results in "Compilation exited abnormally
> with code 127" (paraphrasing from memory here; there's also a /bin/bash
> complaint too).  Interestingly C-c C-s launches the designated PDF viewer
> (Preview) just fine, if I open a .ly file that has already been compiled and
> has a rendered PDF already.
>
> This is not a new issue, when I tried to set up Carbon Emacs about a year ago
> I had the same problem... but I can't remember the fix and hence that is the
> "dumb" part of my question. I haven't been able to track the fix down in the
> archives of the lilypond-user list, which is where I got the fix last year
> IIRC.  Can anybody point me in the right direction?

Tim,

You can also customize Lilypond M-x customize-group Lilypond' and change the
Lilypond lilypond Command' to something on your GUI path.

HTH,
Arjan