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

Peter Collinson pc at hillside.co.uk
Wed May 13 10:59:14 PDT 2009

On 13 May 2009, at 16:05, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:

> 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 Have you 'sudo port -v upgrade outdated' ?
I did all the good things:
	Fresh install of MacPorts
	sudo port selfupdate
	sudo port install emacs +x11
and got the above error message.

>> 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...
Hmm I'll look into gtk2 as a library install.

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