switching between x11 and quartz

Langer, Stephen A. (Fed) stephen.langer at nist.gov
Fri Oct 27 13:36:59 UTC 2017

Thanks.  I had thought of setting up a separate installation, but didn't want to do it if it there were a simpler way.

-- Steve

On 10/26/17, 6:09 PM, "Ryan Schmidt" <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:

    On Oct 26, 2017, at 10:59, Langer, Stephen A. (Fed) wrote:
    > Is there an easy way to switch back and forth between x11 and quartz variants?
    No. Ideally if you want to change your mind about whether you're using X11 or Quartz, you should uninstall all ports before doing so, then edit variants.conf to reflect your new choice. 
    If you want to be able to switch back and forth between X11 and Quartz versions, it might be easier to set up a second MacPorts installation (somewhere other than /opt/local) for Quartz and keep the default MacPorts installation (at /opt/local) for X11. 

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