From: Richard Gillilan <reg8@co...> - 2003-01-14 14:34:52
Richard Gillilan wrote:
Sorry, intended this to go out to the whole group.
Here goes again:
> Craig Smith wrote:
> > I've installed X11 server through XDarwin. Will the installation of
> > PyMOL for OS X described on your web page work with XDarwin's
> > implementation of X11 or do I have to install Apple's version. Is
> > there any advantage in installing Apple's X11? Will Apple X11
> > installation overwrite XDarwin?
> They have encountered some problems over in OpenDx land
> with the new X11 from Apple. I have my code running mostly,
> but I think it's important to keep in mind that this is
> a beta version. Here is a quote one of the developers forwarded
> to me. It may or may not effect PyMol (uses GLUT?). Anyhow
> here it is:
> >Just to let you know, Apple's X11 is beta and there are problems with
> >it and X apps. For one thing the window manager does not honor any
> >window placement and window size requests. This can really make apps
> >like DX unusable. It also is missing some of the hardware rendering
> >implementation XGL and thus DX's hardware rendering will not work.
> >The developers are aware of the problems and will hopefully be
> >addressing these before the final release is finished.
> Richard Gillilan
> MacCHESS, Cornell