[Xquartz-dev] Re: Making Xquartz work with the Dock (and XDMCP)

Ben Byer bbyer at apple.com
Sun Dec 2 06:41:22 PST 2007

On Dec 1, 2007, at 10:16 PM, John Davidorff Pell wrote:

> I don't think this is what should be done. I think that X11 should  
> switch back to the XDarwinApp model (where /u/X/X11.app/C/M/X11 is  
> the *actual* X server), and then people who want to pass special  
> commands can just be told to run it with an absolute path.
> Or, better yet, put in a dummy xinit which asks launchd to start X11!

That's actually what we tried first, but ran into some bizarre Dock  
behavior (yes, even worse than current behavior) where it caused the  
icon to disappear entirely.
Ben Byer
CoreOS / BSD Technology Group, XDarwin maintainer

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