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From: John Gibson <jgibson@...>
Subject: Re: [PREFIX] OS X launchd DISPLAY environment variable
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 02:36:12 -0400
<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div><blockquote type="cite"><div><blockquote type="cite"><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#000000"><br></font>Is the USE flag the right approach? &nbsp;Can we default the switch to be &nbsp;<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">on for macos?<br></blockquote><br>Does it work on 10.4 as well? &nbsp;If so, we can just use a CHOST check for<br>*-darwin*, otherwise, just check for *-darwin9 and enable it based upon<br>that. &nbsp;I think it makes sense to enable it without USE-flag, provided<br>DISPLAY=:0.0 also still works when launchd socket support is enabled.</div></blockquote><br></div><div>I'm not sure, I no longer have access to 10.4 for testing, but I think that the new DISPLAY variable was only introduced in 10.5. &nbsp;From what I saw of the code enabling it only seems to make the connection process try the new DISPLAY variable format (which just points to a different socket then the normal unix socket DISPLAY variable I guess), so it shouldn't break anything if the support is there.</div><div><br></div><div>Do we have any 10.4 users who could test this out?</div><div><br></div><div>John</div><div><br></div></body></html>
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