[Xquartz-dev] 2.4.1_alpha2

Jack Howarth howarth at bromo.med.uc.edu
Mon Oct 12 18:48:39 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 04:34:53PM -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> I just pushed out a second alpha for 2.4.1.  This pulls in all the work 
> done at XDC including some fixes for some graphical issues (the  
> "borders" problem), some keymapping issues, scrolling event problems,  
> and many others.
> This release bumps us up to the 1.6 server branch with 1.6.5-apple1.  I 
> was living on the 1.6 branch for a while, and it seems fairly regression 
> free from 1.5, but as always there may be some lingering issues that I 
> haven't picked up on.
> For those of you interested in helping test out an even newer branch,  
> I've built a server binary from the release.  After installing 
> 2.4.1_alpha2, please copy/paste the following to get it installed:
> cd /tmp
> curl -LO http://static.macosforge.org/xquartz/downloads/X11.bin-
> bunzip2 X11.bin-
> for f in $(otool -L X11.bin- | grep /usr/X11 | awk '{print $1}' 
> | sort -u); do install_name_tool -change $f ${f/usr/opt}  
> X11.bin- ; done
> sudo cp X11.bin- /Applications/Utilities/XQuartz.app/Contents/ 
> MacOS/X11.bin

Is anyone having any luck installing the release with these
instructions on top of X11-SL-2.4.1_alpha2? I am finding that, while
the X11-SL-2.4.1_alpha2 release runs fine, when I install,
the Xquartz application quits immediately upon launching.

> If I don't hear any nasty problems with 1.7, we'll be moving to it for  
> the next release instead of 1.5 or 1.6.
> Thanks,
> Jeremy
> http://static.macosforge.org/xquartz/downloads/X11-SL-2.4.1_alpha2.dmg
> http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/ChangeLog
> Known Issues:
> You'll need to manually run 'xmodmap' if you have a ~/.Xmodmap file

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