[mythtv-users] Apple X11 or XDarwin?

Eric Robinson ryunokokoro at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 16:04:01 UTC 2007

Ken Taylor wrote:
> On 09/09/2007, at 8:37 PM, Eric Robinson wrote:
>> I've decided upon a Linux backend with Mac Mini Frontends for my  
>> home network.  I've scanned the docs on the wiki and have found no  
>> mention whatsoever of compatibility (or lack thereof) with Apple's  
>> own X11 implementation.  And therein lies my question:
>> Is XDarwin necessary for OSX or can you simply use the Apple  
>> provided X11.app?
> You don't need wither - the Mac frontend is a standalone application  
> with no need for an XServer.
> Ken

That sounds really awesome.  It leads me to one question, however:

Why is the Wiki (available here:
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Myth_on_Mac_OS_X) organized such
that the "Installing pre-built MythFrontend binaries" starts with a talk
about installing XDarwin?

Is that step unnecessary?

- Eric

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