Just a hopefully useful error report. I'm running Snow Leopard (Mac OS X
10.6) and Gimp 2.6.7. When I boot and log in to the Mac, I always pre-start
the X11 package, to run the nedit editor. On my previous setup, under Mac OS
X 10.5 (Leopard) and Gimp 2.4, Gimp would start fine whenever invoked. Now
under Snow Leopard, when invoked Gimp stalls, no Gimp windows display, and
an endless cycle of tries and retries to start X11 shows in the system log.
(X11 is already started).
Solution: quit X11 and allow Gimp to restart it, after which Gimp comes up
fine. Thereafter, for the rest of the login session, Gimp starts straight
Sounds like Gimp 2.6.7 needs a mod to better detect that X11 is already
Hope that's helpful. Let me know if you would like the system log.
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