Re: installation question

Tomas Duewiger (
13 Dec 1998 18:26:26 +0100

Christopher Wright <> writes:

> Nathan Widmyer wrote:
> > I recommend taking the afterstep binary that is just made where you
> >compiled it and put it in /usr/X11R6/bin and change your ~/.xinitrc to
> >execute the /usr/X11R6/bin/afterstep binary then you should be okay.
> >Other people may have other ideas.
> Therein lies my problem, my good man! I did a find / -iname afterstep and
> all it returned were three directory names. Apparently no afterstep binary
> has been compiled!

So why don't you log the compile run with 'make >& logfile' and when you
are done you can read through the file and find out what went wrong? If no 
binary was compiled you can then come up with some errors.


Tomas Duewiger