Can buildbots open a window?

Russell Jones russell.jones at
Tue Jan 22 15:14:39 UTC 2019 says

" Xvfb was deprecated around a decade ago [...] You should be able to 
just use xinit with the dummy driver. Both are installed with the 
XQuartz package but don't have ports in MacPorts yet. I suggest you give 
that a try instead of using xvfb-run."

Does XQuartz get installed on the buildbots?

On 22/01/2019 14:35, Russell Jones wrote:
> Maybe use xvfb?
> On 22/01/2019 13:48, Marcus Calhoun-Lopez wrote:
>> In trying to fix one bug [1], I seem to have created another [2].
>> I have been unable to fix the second bug, so I am revisiting the first.
>> When building, octave tries to open a window (using Qt).
>> As far as I can tell, this caused an error with the buildbots [1].
>> Is it true that the buildbots cannot open a window?
>> If so, can anyone think of a workaround?
>> Thanks,
>> Marcus
>> [1]
>> [2]

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