Running X11 in MacOS-window-as-X11-display mode?

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Wed Dec 9 09:10:06 UTC 2020

> On 9 Dec 2020, at 5:52 am, Ken Preslan via macports-users <macports-users at> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 08, 2020 at 09:47:54PM -0800, Ken Cunningham wrote:
>>> In the Mojave time-frame the xorg server was updated from 1.18 to 1.20.  Performance for xterm scrolling tanked.
>> There was indeed one update where this happened, but Chris and I straightened that out quite quickly I thought.
>> I have not noticed any performance troubles in several years, using the current xorg-server port, on any systems.
> Thanks to you and Ryan!  I'll try it again this weekend and see if I still see problems.  If I do I'll file bugs.

Also note there is the port xorg-server-1.18 which is pinned to a 1.18.x version. This port was created to help workaround / investigate issues with new versions. So if you do have issues with the primary xors-server port, please try with this one and compare.


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