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Fix the launcher so that it can give an environment even if buildvars is not present.
Environment now includes scons for standalone builds.
Fixes and cleanup for the install documentation.
scons TEMPLATES updated to define the optionfile version by default.

   finley no longer imports escript into the default namespace
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13 \section{\macosx binary installation}
14 \label{sec:binmac}
16 \esfinley can be installed as a stand-alone bundle, containing all the required tools.
18 For more information on using the \file{run-escript} command please see the User Guide.
20 \subsection{Stand-alone bundle \macosx 10.5 (``Leopard'')}
22 You will need to download both escript (\file{escript_3.2_osx.dmg}) and the support files (\file{escript-support_3.0_osx.dmg}).
23 This point release uses the same support bundle as previous releases so if you already have it you don't need a new version.
24 \begin{itemize}
25 \item Create a folder to hold escript (no spaces in the name please).
26 \item Open the \file{.dmg} files and copy the contents to the folder you just created.
27 \end{itemize}
29 To use escript, open a terminal\footnote{If you do not know how to open a terminal on Mac, then just type \texttt{terminal} in the spotlight (search tool on the top of the right corner) and once found, just click on it.} and type
30 \begin{shellCode}
31 x/escript.d/bin/run-escript
32 \end{shellCode}
33 where \textit{x} is the absolute path to your install.
35 If you wish to save on typing you can add \file{x/escript.d/bin} to your PATH variable (where \textit{x} is the absolute path to your install).
38 The previous point release (3.1) installed sucessfully on \macosx 10.6.2 (``Snow Leopard'') but we have not tested this one.

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