XQuartz issues [was: Re: Inkscape @0.92.0_3+x11 does not work under macOS Sierra]
ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Feb 13 22:22:49 UTC 2017
On Feb 13, 2017, at 15:14, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> I wrote too hastily about how I fixed XQuartz to cooperate with Inkscape (and RStudio’s Rcmdr).
> I think I’ve tracked down the source of the XQuartz trouble to file
> which has contents:
> # make the freedesktop menu entries work
> export XDG_DATA_DIRS=/opt/local/share
> export XDG_DATA_HOME=/opt/local/share
> export XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/opt/local/etc/xdg
> # enable sound
> export ESPEAKER=localhost
> # use Apple's window manager
> exec quartz-wm &
> # start GNOME
> exec gnome-session
> (That file was installed as part of some macports gnome-related port, I believe.)
> That apparently interferes with XQuartz; removing that .sh file (or just giving it a different extension) allows XQuartz to function normally.
> Now the question is what port installed that file and what will happen without the file.
I don't see any port installing that file, but I do see this wiki page recommending its creation:
Maybe you followed those instructions at some point.
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