[Xquartz-dev] 2.5.1_beta4

Doug Carter dcarter at mercycorps.org
Thu May 13 11:43:51 PDT 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 02:26:32PM -0400, robert delius royar wrote:
> Thu, 13 May 2010 (08:25 -0700 UTC) Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> >Hi everyone,
> >
> >I just released the fourth (and probably last) beta for 2.5.1.  If all 
> >goes smoothly, we'll be starting the rc's with the next release.
> >
> >This release pulls in the newly released xorg-server-1.8.1 and 
> >pixman-0.18.2.  It also includes the work I've been doing recently for 
> >libxcb including the patch series I sent to xorg-devel yesterday which 
> >will make libxcb understand a larger set of $DISPLAY variables.  This 
> >should fix the connectivity regressions that some people were seeing with 
> >the new xcb-backed libX11.
> >
> >We have 28 closed tickets with 7 remaining open in the 2.5.1 milestone.  
> >I'll be evaluating these to decide which to keep in 2.5.1 and which to 
> >punt to 2.5.2.  If you feel strongly about any of these issues, please 
> >speak up.
> >
> >Full ChangeLog:
> >http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/ChangeLog
> >
> >Direct Download:
> >http://static.macosforge.org/xquartz/downloads/SL/XQuartz-2.5.1_beta4.dmg
> >
> >Remaining 2.5.1 issues:
> >http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/query?status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&group=status&milestone=2.5.1
> >
> >Yes, this is SL-only.  The first rc will be available for Leopard.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Jeremy
> With this beta, my app_to_run is no longer called.  Also, the bug of not 
> finding the correct display that was in an earlier version has returned 
> in an odd way.  Scripts called via the Applications menu start but 
> bundles that contain the same scripts and which are in the dock get the 
> wrong display (the one with the :0.0 rather than the :0).  I just did an 
> echo $DISPLAY in two xterms and found that both had DISPLAY as :4.0. 
> Console messages complain that there is no 
> /tmp/launch-LGszkt/org.macosforge.xquartz:0.0
> I have reverted to beta3.

I has similar issues with the DISPLAY setting. Start up wouldn't doesn't
start an xterm. Setting allow remote connects doesn't work. I had to do
a xhost +.

I've also reverted to beta3.

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