Using X11 for an older program
ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Sat Dec 26 01:10:34 UTC 2020
> On Dec 25, 2020, at 2:05 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2020, at 20:55, Ken Cunningham wrote:
>> There are likely to be more libraries missing after you fix this one, but you can try.
>> EIther symlink a real library that is the same or as similar as you have into the position being looked for:
>> sudo ln -s /opt/local/lib/libpng16.16.dylib /opt/X11/lib/libpng15.15.dylib
>> use install_name_tool to change /opt/local/lib/libpng16.16.dylib to /opt/X11/lib/libpng15.15.dylib in your binary.
>> install_name_tool -change /opt/local/lib/libpng16.16.dylib /opt/X11/lib/libpng15.15.dylib /path/to/my/binary
> Definitely do not do that. The filename has changed because version 15 and version 16 are not meant to be interchangeable.
Oh, you have nothing to lose trying it.
If it doesn’t work, just set it back.
you can’t break anything. It’s just a computer, and it does what you tell it to do.
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