[Xquartz-dev] What's the story with Xaw3d?

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Wed May 13 08:05:56 PDT 2009

On May 13, 2009, at 07:29, Peter Collinson wrote:

> Having become somewhat fed up with Macports - whose latest efforts  
> gives me an Emacs on my PowerPC that says:
> 	Unresolved inheritance operation
> This is something todo with X11 I see from some Googling.

Not as far as I can tell...

Have you 'sudo port -v upgrade outdated' ?

> Anyway, I've decided to install the few things that are 'essential'  
> to my life myself.
> Emacs 22.3 compiles and runs using the 2.3.3 libraries but I miss  
> the Xaw3d 'look' on my Linux boxes. Xaw3d compiles and installs  
> too... so I just wondered why this is not a 'standard' part of the  
> X11 package.

Because it's antiquated and unmaintained (sorry).  I think most linux  
distros now use gtk2 for emacs rather than xaw3d...

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