[PD] mac ?explain?

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Fri Jul 27 18:46:57 CEST 2001

I think, however, that requiring Pd users to install XonX and then TK on
top of it is a bit too much, which is why I've been holding out for a
native osX version of TK to use instead.


On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 11:46:39PM -0400, Karl MacMillan wrote:
> XonX is now part of the main XFree86 distribution (www.xfree86.org). What
> is there is full screen (i.e. it completely covers the native gui, but you
> can switch back and forth easily). The 'rootless' X server (that allows
> you to display X applications along side native ones) is alpha and doesn't
> really work reliably.  It should happen soon though.
> Karl
> On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Christian Klippel wrote:
> > hi all,
> >
> > though im not informed about the status, i just wanted to inform you
> > that there is an XonX available for mac os x that allows execution of
> > x-windows programs under max-os, while the carbon-based gui is running.
> > if interrested, i will search out the links.
> > with this it should be possible to use a x-based application on max os x.
> > and even more, if im right informed, tk is already ported to darwin ....
> >
> > greets,
> >
> > chris
> >

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