Re: 1.6.6: Pager dogs window mgr down badly

Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us
Thu, 7 Jan 1999 11:09:18 -0600




>Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us:
>|Randall Hopper:
>|>My problem stems from my misunderstanding of non-configurable.  I was
under
>|>the impression that afterstep regenerated anything missing in this
>|>directory on startup/restart, so I was nuking non-configurable/* to
"start
>|>fresh" so-to-speak with my menu rebuilds, restarts, etc.  Pager was very
>|>unhappy with this, complaining about lots of files not existing.
> |
> |Can you tell me exactly what it was complaining about?
> |I'd appreciate your answer, or I'll not be able to debug it.
>
>Sure.  I just nuked non-configurable/*, started Pager from the Start menu,
>and got the following errors.

>At this point, Pager displays, but it is completely unresponsive and its
>memory footprint is growing at a rate of 7 Meg per second.  Once it
reaches
>120 Megabytes, it core dumps and drops a 125 Meg core file in $HOME.
>Likely it hit one of my ulimits, probably stack size (64Meg).

Hmm, I've tried to do the same thing. Messages appeared to be similar to
what you
have, but Pager works fine - just does not display any background. And I
can't see
any reason why it should not be this way.

Can you try to rebuild it ?
or maybe untarr fresh distribution, and again - rebuild it ?

>
>
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/0_background].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/0_background.40
x32.as.xpm].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/1_background].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/1_background.40
x32.as.xpm].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/2_background].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/2_background.40
x32.as.xpm].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/3_background].
>Jan  6 14:06:51 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/3_background.40
x32.as.xpm].
>
><...about 15 more of this last error, and then...>

This messages are pefectly allright for 1.6 version of Pager.
I've optimized Pager in 1.7 so it's not trying to read images so many
times.

You may also try to apply all 1.7 patches to AfterStep 1.6.0 distro, and
try to use this

>Jan  6 14:06:52 6B:ralph Xsession: rhh:  LoadImage: cannot read
>file[/home/rhh/.GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/non-configurable/3_background.40
x32.as.xpm]./home/rhh/.GNUstep/Libra>ry/AfterStep/non-configurable/0_backgr
ound: image not found

>Randall Hopper

Sasha



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