[Xquartz-dev] 2.4.1_alpha1 for SnowLeopard

vmrsss vmrsss at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 05:05:27 PDT 2009

On 21 Sep 2009, at 05:43, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> On Sep 19, 2009, at 00:25, John Koren wrote:
>> Jeremy,
>> I installed 2.4.1_alpha1 on a brand new computer with pre-installed
>> SL. I had done no other additions to the system. I noticed that the
>> tail end of  the "path" variable was set to "/usr/X11R6/bin
>> /opt/X11/bin /opt/X11/bin". Hence the 2.4.1_alpha1 X11 binaries would
>> not be used. Also /opt/X11/bin is repeated twice.
> Yeah, the "ordering" is due to the /etc/paths.d file... X11 is the "/ 
> usr/X11" one... XQuartz is the "/opt/X11" one... too bad we didn't  
> prefix those with numbers...
> hmm...
> any idea why it's coming up twice?  is /usr/X11 in there twice?  why  
> is /usr/X11R6/bin in there and not /usr/X11 ?

Same problem here: is there a reasonable way to make /opt/X11 come  
before /usr/X11 in PATH other than by hand?

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