Anyone running X11 apps on Mojave?

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Sat Dec 1 15:05:00 UTC 2018

> On 26 Nov 2018, at 9:36 am, Dr M J Carter <Martin.Carter at> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 11:58:16AM +0000, Christopher Jones wrote:
>> Note that the version of Xquartz from [2] is in fact
>> just a packaging of the MacPorts version ! In fact, the maintainer
>> of the Xquartz releases has stated that they may well no longer make
>> releases there, and only maintain the MacPorts provided version (via
>> the xorg-server port) going forward.
> That's going to prove interesting for those of us using MacTeX: its
> copy of gs-X11 seems to request and require libraries in /opt/X11 at
> runtime, not just at setup.  (In our setups, /usr/local/bin comes
> before /opt/local/bin, for reasons I can be tedious about on request,
> so MacTeX's gs preempts MacPorts's.)

well, the easy solution is to use macPorts provided TexLive ports.. These are built against MacPorts X11 dependencies….

> -- 
> Dr Martin J Carter
> Computer System Administrator
> Astrophysics, University of Oxford

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