XPM's Not Loading (Was Feels in AS1.5b4) (fwd)

Wed, 7 Oct 1998 13:00:08 -0500

>    please check the reply to and direct to Armen Yampolsky
>    <ayampolsky@erols.com> as well as the AS list, and myself.***
>I know this problem has been solved on the #afterstep channel, but I could
>not grep the solution from my logs, so if someone could offer up the
>correct solution, I (and everyone else having this problem) would be
>greatly thankful. -Dave
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998 10:09:44 -0400
>From: Armen Yampolsky <ayampolsky@erols.com>
>To: Dave <davemann@ionet.net>
>Subject: XPM's Not Loading (Was Feels in AS1.5b4)
>Hi, David,
>I tried out your suggestion, and compiled and installed AS 1.5b4 from
>However, this new installation does not display xpm's on the root window,
>or in the window dressing. It is not an X/resource problem, and I can
easily load
>the xpm's once AS is up using xv or display, and windows iconify
correctly... A
>fellow on #afterstep told me that he has heard of this problem, but did
>remember the solution. Have you heard of anything like this?
>BTW, the debug output says something like "as-exit.xpm is not a JPEG file"

Last time I've seen this problem, it happend due to the fact, that libXPM
is not installed on
your system or AfterStep configure cannot find it.
In this case you should get it from here :


and ask your sysadmin to install it, or try to link it staticaly to AS if
you are not root and
don't have access to sysadmin(you will need to modify Makefile's for it ).

>David Mihm wrote:
>> ! > On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Armen Yampolsky wrote:
>> ! >
>> ! > ! I recently installed the rpm of AS 1.5-0.4, and seem to be having
>> ! > ! trouble with the feels not showing up in the start menu.
>>        Don't use the beta rpm from RH - it uses the fixed menu entry and
>> does not work.
>Armen Yampolsky
>Axiom Software Labs
>New York