Phil Dobbin phildobbin at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 15:51:08 PST 2012

On 12/04/2012 11:45 PM, Brandon Allbery wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Phil Dobbin <phildobbin at gmail.com
> <mailto:phildobbin at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I've read some very encouraging things about the latest version
>     (2.7.4) of
>     XQuartz which is offered as a binary from their web site.
>     I'm just wondering if installing it will clobber anything installed by
> It installs everything under /opt/X11, aside from specific launchd
> config files that do not conflict.  It *may* override a launchd
> configuration to run xorg-server from macports, but that's a non-default
> setup.
> (Also note that MacPorts' xorg server is the *same* XQuartz, by the same
> maintainer, so if you're using it then you do not need the macosforge one.)

Hi, Brandon.

No, I'm not using the MacPort's Xorg server so I should be OK.

Thanks for the info,



currently (ab)using
CentOS 5.8 & 6.3, Debian Squeeze & Wheezy, Fedora Beefy & Spherical, OS
X Snow Leopard & Ubuntu Precise & Quantal

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