Anyone running X11 apps on Mojave?

Russell Jones russell.jones at
Mon Dec 3 09:59:43 UTC 2018

On 01/12/2018 15:05, Christopher Jones wrote:
>> 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….
Except where they're in TeXLive and not in MacPorts, or not on the 
MacPorts build server and take a while to build.


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