Runtime is a base for running GIS sessions in MDT. It is responsible for launching Smallworld™ GIS specific executables and setting up the environment on a runtime level with respect to specified Smallworld™ GIS version.

To specify a runtime in MDT the following parameters have to be set:


Default runtime

Runtime Default is provided by MDT. It should be used when MDT is started instead of Emacs within existing environment. The runtime is not available by default.

The runtime cannot be edited and removed. The runtime configuration is resolved at MDT startup with the use of the following environment variables:

Related tasks
Creating new Runtime

Related references
New Runtime Wizard
Runtime Editor
GIS Session Preferences

Related concepts
Session Links
Command Line Sessions
Managing environment variables