Inkscape 0.92.0 now available on MacPorts
devans at macports.org
Sat Jan 7 00:33:51 CET 2017
Many of your issues have already been addressed but since there were some misunderstandings at one point or another,
I'll attempt to answer more clearly:
On 1/5/17 2:41 PM, Eneko Gotzon wrote:
> Hi all Byte Riders… :)
> On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 12:32 AM, David Evans <devans at macports.org <mailto:devans at macports.org>> wrote:
> Inkscape 0.92.0 is available both as an X11 and native Quartz build.
> Sorry about this kind of questions…
> My MacPorts system has installed the inkscape @0.92.0_0+x11 port. It seems a better choice to switch to the native
> XQuartz version.
If you have the +x11 version of inkscape installed it should run fine if you the XQuartz X11 server or equivalent installed.
If you don't want to use X11 then you should install inkscape +quartz. The XQuartz server will no longer be necessary.
> Please, what is the best procedure to get that done: first uninstall the x11 version of the port (and, maybe, its
> following dependencies) and then install the XQuartz one?
Maybe not uninstall but at least deactivate them and then install inkscape +quartz. If this version is installed it
will use Mac OS X native graphics instead of X11 for display.
In either case, to run inkscape, just type it's name on the command line in the terminal or if you want a more Mac like
app to launch it from an icon on the desktop, install inkscape-app.
This second port is just a shell that will launch inkscape for you and works with either variant. It installs in
> Same procedure to switch from X11 gimp2 to the XQuartz version?
Yes, same procedure if you want to go from the X11 version to the native quartz version. Similarly, gimp-app is
available if you want to launch from an icon on the desktop.
Hope that clears things up for you.
Best, Dave Evans
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