Re: Stupid problem

J.D. Jordan (
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 09:47:57 -0400

	Are you calling exec afterstep as the last line of one of those files?  or
just afterstep?  You might try using exec afterstep, or exec
/path/to/afterstep .


At 12:23 AM 9/23/98 -0700, Ron Thompson wrote:
>> Ron Thompson writes:
>Okay, I checked it all out, and .Xsession is executable (I use the
>systemwide one in /etc/X11/xinit/), my .xinitrc and .Xclients are okay,
>and I tried the complete path (which didn't make sense to me since it
>reads the location of afterstep from the /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients - which
>I tried with and without the current path), all to no avail.
>Why would it work from xinit, and not xdm?  As far as I can tell all the
>correct config files are right.  If I was to uninstall Beta4, and
>install something like 1.4.55N6, it would work (it did last time I
>checked, but I'm too lazy to check now)
>Please help!  This is annoying!  I have to start afterstep by using xdm
>-session afterstep (which for some reason only starts a terminal window
>in xdm when I log on), and then type afterstep & into the terminal
>window.  I then have to keep that terminal window active, and if
>I accidentally close it, it shuts down and there goes my work.  8-/
>Thanks to anyone who can tackle this!
>  -Ron
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