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From: Evgeny Cherpak <cherpake@me.com>
To: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
Cc: Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Gitk doesn't work on macOS Mojave
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:26:55 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CC28BF55-9334-42A8-8A40-5D3E54BF8961@me.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPig+cTJvJLMe4CFOb-yxqwF4udvs4G-BUiT=Kp-NZcfAWAyiQ@mail.gmail.com>

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> On 20 Jul 2018, at 9:25, Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com> wrote:
> 
> [re-adding cc:git]
> 
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:38 AM Evgeny Cherpak <cherpake@me.com> wrote:
>>> On 20 Jul 2018, at 7:30, Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:11 AM Evgeny Cherpak <cherpake@me.com> wrote:
>>>> Not sure what you referring to?
>>>> Is it alternative to gitk? How I install it?
>>> 
>>> This: https://git-scm.com/docs/git-gui
>>> 
>>> It's not an alternative to gitk, but complements it by providing
>>> ability to stage and create commits, show blame information
>>> graphically, etc.
>>> 
>>> It's a standard part of the Git distribution, although it may not be
>>> installed by default, depending upon your platform and the packager.
>>> Some Linux distributions, for instance, may place it in a separate
>>> package for installation (named "git-gui" or something).
>> 
>> Just tried it - it works, but doesn't get focus.
> 
> Looking more closely, the code in "git gui" is catching and silently
> ignoring errors:
> 
>    ## On Mac, bring the current Wish process window to front
>    if {[tk windowingsystem] eq "aqua"} {
>        catch {
>            exec osascript -e [format {
>                tell application "System Events"
>                    set frontmost of processes whose unix id is %d to true
>                end tell
>            } [pid]]
>        }
>    }
> 
> which explains why you don't see the "Not authorized to send Apple
> events" error you see with gitk, and also explains why the application
> doesn't get focus.
> 
> So, updating gitk to mirror git-gui might be one way forward.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-07-20  6:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-07-19 18:05 Evgeny Cherpak
2018-07-19 19:12 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-07-19 21:11   ` Evgeny Cherpak
2018-07-19 21:49     ` Eric Sunshine
     [not found]       ` <BD1EAEBF-B125-4D3E-A814-F8824E5D2CA8@me.com>
     [not found]         ` <CAPig+cTRdh56VVcOGzeJmUN-L0-v2i+rCdMGxdr1FEUgfUGw4g@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]           ` <5196A9EF-3967-4E4A-A929-58CD8BE72150@me.com>
     [not found]             ` <CAPig+cRDTMW5O1T20CnK03wWb9W8ev9q34U4P4rRk-3hrnNfGg@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]               ` <C9089D48-5516-4EF9-9260-BADD62FA3CBD@me.com>
2018-07-20  6:25                 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-07-20  6:26                   ` Evgeny Cherpak [this message]
2018-07-24  6:51                   ` [PATCH] gitk: fix MacOS 10.14 "Mojave" crash on launch Eric Sunshine

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