[wingide-users] Wing IDE, OS X and Apple's X11 ServerRichard Chamberlain richard at sunsetandlabrea.com
Tue, 28 Jan 2003 00:20:20 +0000
Hello, On Monday, January 27, 2003, at 11:27 PM, Kevin Teague wrote: > I have tried Wing with XDarwin/OroborOSX (and other window managers) > on my 700 Mhz iBook. I found that Wing ran painfully slow (for > instance I could type faster than it could render text). > > With Apple's X11 server, these speed issues have disappeared. Wing > runs quite snappily - not quite as fast as my Linux box, but it's > still very useable. > > The X11 server is easy to install, the only snag you might run into is > if you've had XDarwin installed previously, you'll want to remove any > ~/.xinitrc from your home directory. Thanks for everyone's replies. I'm pleasantly suprised how well it runs, it seems pretty Zippy on my iBook. I didn't have another x server installed so installation was easy, quick and totally painless. Thanks again, Richard
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