[Xquartz-dev] xterm - black

Christof Wolf ch.wolf at hfph.mwn.de
Sat Aug 28 00:40:36 PDT 2010

On Friday 27 August 2010, Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:
> + Christof Wolf <ch.wolf at hfph.mwn.de>:
> > On Monday 23 August 2010, xquartz-dev-request at lists.macosforge.org wrote:
> > > Actually, xinitrc will C Pre-Process if /usr/bin/cpp is present.
> > >  Install XCode, and it should work as you want.
> >
> > Jeremey,
> >
> > sorry, but it doesn't. I am now on my macbook pro, where I have installed
> > XCode - on the macbook air  I don't have too much space :-) it's exact
> > the same behavior. What I do remember is, that it was not all the time
> > the case - maybe it worked with .xinitrc?
> You can look into /opt/X11/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc for yourself and very
> clearly see that it checks whether /usr/bin/cpp is executable. If it
> is not, it runs xrdb -nocpp. Otherwise, it does not use the -nocpp
> flag, and so xrdb should use the C preprocessor.

I can see this. But the interesting thing is, I don't have cpp on my system 
though I have XCode on it.

Is there a way to install it manually?


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