I have installed XQuartz's X11.app version 18.104.22.168 over the normal
X11.app that comes with MacOSX. I'm running OSX version 10.5.7.
If I launch X11.app by clicking the dock icon, my (zsh) environment will
Stupid question: Are you sure that the dock starts the right X11.app?
That is, does "Show in Finder" from the X11 dock icon menu indeed give
/Applications/Utilities/X11.app and not something else? I have
occasionally had the dock icon starting an old version of an app that I
had moved out of the way to test a new version.
not be set properly (ie. .zprofile not getting read), whereas if I
launch X11.app from a Terminal.app window (say with "startx &" or "xterm &")
my environment *will* be properly set (ie. .zprofile does get read)