author Benjamin Smedberg <>
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 12:42:05 -0400
changeset 13381 895712d07d4c3e0642195ba453446181ddd7a65c
parent 11953 84bc5d07700743a7b50814c15cb972eae7aa3daf
permissions -rw-r--r--
Merge cvs-trunk-mirror -> mozilla-central. There's a C++ bug in js/src/jsinterp.cpp that I am going to file upstream.

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#include "MacLaunchHelper.h"

#include "nsObjCExceptions.h"

#include <Cocoa/Cocoa.h>

#ifdef __ppc__
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/sysctl.h>
#include <mach/machine.h>
#endif /* __ppc__ */

void LaunchChildMac(int aArgc, char** aArgv)

  int i;
  NSAutoreleasePool* pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
  NSTask* child = [[[NSTask alloc] init] autorelease];
  NSMutableArray* args = [[[NSMutableArray alloc] init] autorelease];

#ifdef __ppc__
  // It's possible that the app is a universal binary running under Rosetta
  // translation because the user forced it to.  Relaunching via NSTask would
  // launch the app natively, which the user apparently doesn't want.
  // In that case, try to preserve translation.

  // If the sysctl doesn't exist, it's because Rosetta doesn't exist,
  // so don't try to force translation.  In case of other errors, just assume
  // that the app is native.

  int isNative = 0;
  size_t sz = sizeof(isNative);

  if (sysctlbyname("sysctl.proc_native", &isNative, &sz, NULL, 0) == 0 &&
      !isNative) {
    // Running translated on ppc.

    cpu_type_t preferredCPU = CPU_TYPE_POWERPC;
    sysctlbyname("sysctl.proc_exec_affinity", NULL, NULL,
                 &preferredCPU, sizeof(preferredCPU));

    // Nothing can be done to handle failure, relaunch anyway.
#endif /* __ppc__ */

  for (i = 1; i < aArgc; ++i) 
    [args addObject: [NSString stringWithCString: aArgv[i]]];
  [child setCurrentDirectoryPath:[[[NSBundle mainBundle] executablePath] stringByDeletingLastPathComponent]];
  [child setLaunchPath:[[NSBundle mainBundle] executablePath]];
  [child setArguments:args];
  [child launch];
  [pool release];