Mac OS X binary is not X11 enabled

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Mac OS X binary is not X11 enabled

Post by warpno » 2017-09-01T09:47:28-07:00

Hi there,

I followed the download instructions for Mac OS X at http://imagemagick.org/script/download.php and checked my installation as suggested there.
When I try the display command though, I got the following output:

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display: delegate library support not built-in '' (X11) @ error/display.c/DisplayImageCommand/1891
By googling around I found out this happens when the Imagemagick version is not X11 enabled. Am I missing something or should the instructions be corrected considering that the precompiled version provided on the website does not have this feature?

Thanks,

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Re: Mac OS X binary is not X11 enabled

Post by fmw42 » 2017-09-01T09:53:14-07:00

I am not sure this will help.

1) Did you install Xcode Tools on your Mac
2) The binary version of ImageMagick is limited to Sierra. Are you using that Mac OS?

If these do not help. You could try installing from either Homebrew or MacPorts.

It seems that the IM binary has recently changed from El Capitan to Sierra. So it is possible it was compiled without that support. So I will defer to the IM developers to comment further.

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Re: Mac OS X binary is not X11 enabled

Post by warpno » 2017-09-01T10:18:09-07:00

Hi fmw42,

thanks for your quick reply.
1) Did you install Xcode Tools on your Mac
2) The binary version of ImageMagick is limited to Sierra. Are you using that Mac OS?
1) Yes
2) Yes

I'd really appreciate if you could defer the comment to the developers

Tnx again

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Re: Mac OS X binary is not X11 enabled

Post by fmw42 » 2017-09-01T11:23:36-07:00

I have notified the IM developers to look into this in case they have not already seen it and are looking into it.

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Re: Mac OS X binary is not X11 enabled

Post by fmw42 » 2017-09-01T12:12:06-07:00

If your issue is that you cannot display images without X11, then you need to download and install XQuartz. Apple does not provide X11 any more. See https://www.xquartz.org and https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201341

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