[Ifeffit] Demeter under El Capitan
GeorgeSterbinsky at u.northwestern.edu
Thu Nov 12 20:54:43 CST 2015
Thanks for explaining. I didn't realize all of the differences between what
you and Zack had done. You mention that the instructions say to install
xorg-server. Even so, it is not necessary if you have xQuartz installed.
Hopefully this can at least save some people 8 hours!
On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 8:37 PM, Matt Newville <newville at cars.uchicago.edu>
> Hi George,
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 7:59 PM, George Sterbinsky <
> GeorgeSterbinsky at u.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>> I am just guessing here, but Zack and Manuel both mention installing
>> XQuartz, whereas you mention installing xorg-server. While Demeter should
>> work with either, perhaps on the new OS there is a problem installing
>> Demeter with xorg-server and one has to go with xQuartz.
> I do have XQuartz installed, from before starting to build MacPorts. The
> installation instructions for demeter say to install xorg-server.
> Have you tried installing xQuartz or following Zack's instructions
> Depends on what "exactly" means. ;). I did not "migrate", I built
> MacPorts from scratch, after completely erasing any trace of MacPorts as
> described in their own uninstalling description.
> This was my second attempt at a completely fresh install on El Capitan,
> and I've installed Demeter with MacPorts on several machines using previous
> OS / MacPorts / Demeter versions. Something is definitely broken.
>> That is installing xQuartz and not installing xorg-server at all?
> The problem I see is not related to X. It's that Perl's PDL does not
> compile with GSL. I submitted a ticket about this to the MacPorts site.
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