[Xquartz-dev] x11 pymol vs GT 120

Jack Howarth howarth at bromo.med.uc.edu
Thu May 6 17:05:01 PDT 2010


On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 04:39:30PM -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> 
> On May 6, 2010, at 16:08, Jack Howarth wrote:
> 
> >  I just got a new MacPro dual quad this week and am
> > finding with the stock X11 in 10.6.2 that the fink
> > pymol 1.2r2 produces strobing in the Pymol viewer
> > window
> 
> yes, we have an open ticket for this (originated by you).  The HD2600 drivers were fixed in Snow Leopard, but the problem still exists with nVidia.
> 
> > I am reluctant to install Xorg 2.5.0 on
> > this machine because the fink developers aren't
> > testing or supporting building against that configuration
> > on Snow Leopard. Thanks in advance for any feedback.
> 
> Installing XQuartz on Snow Leopard will not effect Fink.  It just doesn't get used by Fink.  Fink uses what is in /usr/X11.

  I believe there was some concern about potential problems
being introduced from forking the X11 used for the x11 program
builds from the X11 of the running Xserver.
           Jack
> 
> --Jeremy
> 
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