[Xquartz-dev] Leopard X11 Update 18.104.22.168
jeremyhu at apple.com
Sun May 17 21:10:19 PDT 2009
On May 17, 2009, at 20:39, Bill Janssen wrote:
> Hmmm. I just updated my laptop and my desktop to 10.5.7, then to X11
> 22.214.171.124. Laptop seems fine; X runs as normal on login.
> But on my desktop, if I click the /Applications/Utilities/X11.app, or
> put it in my Login Items, it appears for a few seconds, then
> In my log file (my .xinitrc keeps this log file), I find this message:
> Error: another clipboard is already running
> This is from xclipboard, which I run as the "blocking" client at the
> of the .xinitrc file.
Well that's your problem.
1) Don't use ~/.xinitrc. Use ~/.xinitrc.d instead
2) Let the WM be the exec'd application, not a clipboard manager.
3) If you want to use xclipboard, you need to disable some of
Look in X11->Preferences->Clipboard
> So is this release already automagically running a clipboard or
I don't really understand this question.
> Is this built into quartz-wm now?
The pasteboard proxying was being done by quartz-wm. As of 2.3.2, it
is done entirely by a thread in the Xserver (an updated version of the
code that was formerly in quartz-wm) with support for proxying
> What's weirder is that if I start Terminal, then start an xterm from
> that, the whole X11 server and my .xinitrc start up just fine.
Maybe xclipboard is winning the race in this case.
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