Re: Afterstep Configuration

Andrew Sullivan (asullivan@sprint.ca)
Thu, 15 Oct 1998 13:48:43 -0400 (EDT)


On Thu, 15 Oct 1998, Twist Ed wrote:

> I have been using Afterstep 1.0 then i got a copy of redhat 5.1 and 
> Afterstep 1.4 came with so i have been messing around with it. But when 
> i change ~/GNUStep/Library/Afterstep/start  and the startmenu file to 
> change the left click functions but when ever i startx the go back to 
> there original configuration. I read in the faq that Redhat had a hacked 
> version of fvm and called it afterstep but i also heard that that was 
> only in versions before 5.0

Right.  But the version of AS they've included in their distro uses some
m4 preprocessing for setting up.  The effect of this is that startmenu
entries get toasted on each re-start.

My suggestion is to move to the official version.  Since 1.5 is due Real
Soon Now, you might go for that.

Andrew Sullivan | asullivan@sprint.ca (better)| ajsulliv@mcmaster.ca (worse)
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