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Re: Support Apple X11 at /opt/X11

From: Daniel Macks
Subject: Re: Support Apple X11 at /opt/X11
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2015 04:39:19 -0400
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On Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:57:00 -0400, Daniel Macks <address@hidden> wrote:
Apple has migrated its X11 suite (xquartz) to /opt/X11 for the past few OS X major releases, but they have retained some symlinks from /usr/X11 and/or /usr/X11R6 so that we can still access headers and libs via -I/usr/X11/include and similar. A few years ago, they temporarily dropped a symlink, and many things became uncompileable unless one knew to pass --x-includes= and --x-libraries paths. Rumor is they might be doing it again in the next release. If I patch libs.m4 to place /opt/X11/include in the ac_x_header_dirs default search paths list, X11 is detected correctly. Fink has deployed a patch that works as I described for the past several months, worked fine on both old and new OS X machines. Max Horn wrote a clean patch against autoconf git that implements it. Please let us know if you need additional info or explanations...obviously OS X is not a platform everyone has access to test.

Daniel Macks

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