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From: Peter Abrahamsen <rainhead@...>
Subject: Re: [PREFIX] OS X launchd DISPLAY environment variable
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 11:25:25 -0700
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@...> 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
>
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[PREFIX] OS X launchd DISPLAY environment variable
-- John Gibson
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