Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Peter Abrahamsen <rainhead@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] OS X launchd DISPLAY environment variable
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 18:25:50
Message-Id: e3171c650904071125q7a86ed18l5ff6db7af815c58c@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-alt] [PREFIX] OS X launchd DISPLAY environment variable by John Gibson
OMG, thanks so much for finding this. I had aliased vim to vim -X out
of frustration.

Peter

On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 11:10 PM, John Gibson <jgibson@×××××.org> wrote:
> I recently upgraded to 10.5 and had to rebootstrap.  After doing so, X11 > apps installed to my prefix yielded errors like this: > Can't connect to display `/tmp/launch-ICEBGq/:0': Invalid argument at... > > See here for some more info: > http://lists.apple.com/archives/x11-users/2008/Nov/msg00089.html > > With xhost tweaking I got stuff to work by doing this: > DISPLAY=localhost:0.0. > > I looked into the libX11 configure script and found this: >  --with-launchd          Build with support for Apple's launchd (default: >                          auto) > > Apparently the auto detection didn't work.  I forced the switch on with a > new USE flag (see the attached patch) and the launchd-specific DISPLAY > variable worked. > > Is the USE flag the right approach?  Can we default the switch to be on for > macos? > > John > > > > > >