X11 app - unable to open display ""

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Apr 22 10:21:35 UTC 2019

On Apr 19, 2019, at 05:01, Christoph Kukulies wrote:

> Thanks. That did the job. I can now start the „gv“ (ghostview) port. But it illbehaves.
> Some problem with the event queue maybe. Looks like lots ov expose events are generated.
> Textfield in the left is flickering and is counting through all papersizes there are. Then the fileselector box
> is flickering slowly. Hardly to operate.
> Well, the application isn’t attractive anyway compared to what one is used of gsview64/32.
> Not that the letter is the cream of GUI programs but it is usable and practical. Not more, not less.

Hmm, sorry to hear that. I'm not seeing those problems (on High Sierra), but I am using an older version of xorg-server at least:

$ port installed xorg-server gv
The following ports are currently installed:
  gv @3.7.4_0+universal (active)
  xorg-server @1.18.4_3+universal (active)

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