TK & mercurial

Panayotis Katsaloulis panayotis at
Fri Jan 21 03:38:17 PST 2011

On 21 Ιαν 2011, at 10:34 π.μ., Joshua Root wrote:

> 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'.

That was it!!
The hgk application was using the command "env wish" to execute TK, which by default in my system preferred the system TK environment instead of MacPorts.
It seems that at some time the PATH was altered in such a way that this different behavior had happened!

Thank you again!

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