[Xquartz-dev] x11-exec

Ben Byer bbyer at apple.com
Thu Dec 13 20:04:51 PST 2007

On Dec 13, 2007, at 7:59 PM, Kevin Van Vechten wrote:

> On Dec 13, 2007, at 7:22 PM, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> On Dec 13, 2007, at 18:47, Ben Byer wrote:
>>> Kevin's seeing it, too (and I'm busy compiling).  Are you getting  
>>> a dock icon?  If not, this sounds like the fundamental problem  
>>> that I encountered way back in the day where the dock icon would  
>>> disappear due to some wacky race condition.
>> No dock icon.
> Ben and I determined that by x11-exec not setting argv[0] to the  
> full path of the executable, X11.app was not able to locate its main  
> bundle and therefore the menubar and icon were missing.

Also, for the record, this is the same reason why X11.app (the bundle  
launcher) has to rename Xquartz to X11 when it runs -- so that it  
keeps the same icon.
Ben Byer
CoreOS / BSD Technology Group, XDarwin maintainer

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