Subject: Re: Running GTK+ applications without X11 under Mac OS X
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/16/2007 17:06:53
On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 05:57:30PM +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Ah, so the current gtk in pkgsrc is built against the OS X rendering
> engine?

It will use Quartz if you add "PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS= -x11 quartz" to
your "/etc/mk.conf".

> Last time I tried it still used X11, which was kinda... ugly ;-)

Using Quartz doesn't mean you get a shiny Cocoa user interface.
It just means you don't need a X11 server to run the program.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler