Re: 1.5 pre 7

David Mihm (
Sat, 15 Aug 1998 19:51:01 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 16 Aug 1998, Stephen Davies wrote:
! As noted in the TODO2 file, there are problems with the version of asmail 
! included with 1.5pre7.
! When looking for the config file, it looks in $HOME + AFTER_DIR but AFTER_DIR 
! has been defined as "~/G/L/A" so the result is "/home/foo~/G/L/A" which fails 
! for obvious reasons.
! What is not so obvious is why it also fails if you remove the $HOME bit 
! leaving "~/G/L/A".
! I finally just redefined AFTER_DIR to just "/G/L/A" and the result works.

	This might break other things - did it for you, or have you
re-compiled the entire tree with this defined as such?  I simply added a
local definition to the asmail.c (where it was before & without the ~

! Also, I defined my pager (using a config script response) to have ony three 
! desktops. The result is three "normal" desktops plus one with no title and no 
! colour. How can I make this "blank" desktop go away?

	I pressume you mean during the ./configure.  Did you say 3 or 3+1
when prompted.  The correct answer for 3 desks would be 3.  I'm not too
sure what the +1 is all about, but if you didn't enter 3 and accepted the
3+1; I guess we found out.

	One other thought, is the autoexec file have a (correct)"Pager 0
2" or an (incorrect) "Pager 0 3"?  Check your menu Entry for Pager as
well, and correct it if need be.

! What is the little yellow rectangle that I can just see at the very bottom of any 
! desktop containing a window? It is so low on the screen that I can only just 
! see it and nothing that I can do makes it do anything.

	Those would be the iconified apps that you have on your big
desktop, represented in miniature form. :)

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