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x11/motif and osx xquartz


    has anyone looked at updating motif from 2.3.4 to 2.3.8?

    it seems that changes made to newer versions of xquartz on
osx cause motif programs to fail at run time (they compile
fine).  for example:

    > xmgrace 
    Warning: Widget must be a VendorShell.
    Warning: Fatal Error: 
    _XmGetDefaultDisplay cannot be used prior to VendorS.Initialize, returns NULL

    Oops! Got SIGSYS

    Please use "Help/Comments" to report the bug.

I did some searches on this and from what I've read it appears to
be due xquartz changing the way libXt is linked (no longer has a
flat namespace).   This is documented in motif bug 1655:

this is supposedly fixed in 2.3.8.

additional info on this popped up here as well:

as it currently stands, pkgsrc motif programs may compile OK, but
they are likely to fail when you run them.


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