Building Xorg on Mac OS X 10.6.2?

Deron Johnson deronj at
Wed Feb 10 13:05:49 PST 2010

Hi Alan.

Thanks for the response. Do you know whether it builds Xvfb? That is the binary I am primarily
interested in.

On Feb 10, 2010, at 11:14 AM, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> Deron Johnson wrote:
>> Is it possible to build Xorg on Mac OS X 10.6.2? If so, how hard is it?
>> Are there instructions for this anywhere? Or is it more trouble than
>> it is worth and I should just stick to Linux?
> Have you checked out ?   (We link to it from
> the MacOS page in the X.Org docs at )
> Though it will build the Xquartz server from the xorg-server sources,
> with the DDX for running on top of the native MacOS window system, not the
> Xorg server, since you can't directly control the graphics hardware that
> MacOS is already using.
> -- 
> 	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
> 	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
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