TK & mercurial

Joshua Root jmr at
Fri Jan 21 00:34:23 PST 2011

On 2011-1-21 19:11 , Panayotis Katsaloulis wrote:
> Hello list!
> I am using a TK-based application (namely the mercurial "hg view" or, in other words "hgk" application) for my everyday work.
> In the past this application was using  the X11 backend to present the graphics.
> Since a couple of months this has changed and it is using the native graphics environment, which is of course more "pretty", but dead slow. Is there any way to revert back to the X11 backend especially for this application?

I can only guess that the tk port was installed without +quartz before
and is now installed with it, or you're running hg using Apple's python
rather than MacPorts'.

You can't change Tk's backend for one application only.

- Josh

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