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Re: gvim won't run in the background

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  • Gregory Seidman
    ... Indeed. Some of us even run things remotely on MacOS X from non-Mac machines, e.g. Linux, and have X11 running at all times anyway. I ll check to see if
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 26, 2007
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      On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 01:16:59PM -0700, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
      > On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      > > Gregory Seidman wrote:
      > >
      > >> On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 06:59:02PM +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>> On 9/26/07, Gregory Seidman <gsslist+vim@...> wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>>> Does anyone have any suggestions? Here's the output of gvim --version:
      > >>>
      > >>> #if defined(UNIX) && !defined(__BEOS__) && !defined(MACOS_X)
      > >>> # define MAY_FORK
      > >>> int dofork = TRUE;
      > >>> #endif
      > >>>
      > >>> So no, it seems you simply can't fork under MACOS_X. I have no
      > >>> explanation to why this is, though.
      > >>
      > >> Is that new? I swear forking was working just fine for over a year on a
      > >> Mac.
      > >
      > > Perhaps your previous build was a pure Unix build? I think that is
      > > possible with the --disable-darwin argument to configure.
      > >
      > > Do you really want to build with GTK instead of Carbon? It requires
      > > running the X11 server.
      >
      > Some of us are odd enough that we run things remotely on OS X using X
      > instead of ARD.

      Indeed. Some of us even run things remotely on MacOS X from non-Mac
      machines, e.g. Linux, and have X11 running at all times anyway. I'll check
      to see if --disable-darwin was somehow omitted from the build. Expect an
      update tomorrow.

      > Hisashi T Fujinaka - htodd@...
      --Greg


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