Re: Two Wharfs

Marc Eisenbarth (Marc_Eisenbarth@baylor.edu)
Mon, 01 Feb 1999 21:48:26 -0600


So..........are the two files that at linked the same file?? MyWharf and Wharf then
contain the exact information??

-Marc

Dave LaMothe wrote:

> Andrew,
>
> I have to admit I also found the instructions a bit misleading. It wasn't
> untill reading the Wharf man page that I got clued in. The link business is
> clear enough, but here's the funky part from the FAQ:
>
> "...you would add extra lines to the Wharf configuration file (or new
> section in a .steprc) for the new binary name:
> ~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/mywharf."
>
> Well there simply is no *binary* ~/G/L/A/mywharf. My first guess was to create a
> separate "mywharf" config file under ~/G/L/A/ which the
> FAQ seems to suggest. In other words, two Wharfs, two config files. I think
> what needs to be explict, however you choose to word it, is that the same
> config file controls however many instances of the Wharf one may have, and that
> the lines in the config file must correspond to symliked name of the binary.
> Then an appropriate (and useful) example might include a mix such as:
>
> *WharfGeometry             -0+0
> *MyWharfGeometry        -0-0
>
> Then maybe you'll never ever ever get a "multiple Wharf" question ever again
> <g>. (...yeah in your dreams..).  :-)
>
> Dave
> (philosophy rules!)
>
> On 01-Feb-99 Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> > On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Marc Eisenbarth wrote:
> >
> >> I'm trying to create another wharf bar, and I can't seem to follow the
> >> method presented in the Afterstep FAQ. Can anyone give me more specific
> >> directions and maybe an example wharf file?
> >
> > First, _please_ tell me what's unclear in the FAQ, so that I can improve
> > it.  (You've looked at the latest FAQ, right?  I've tried to make this
> > clearer, but I don't know what people are finding confusing.)
> >
> > You need two things:
> >
> > 1.    A second version of the Wharf binary, and one which does not start
> > out "Wharf".  So, "MyWharf" is fine, but "Wharf2" is not.  (Does anyone
> > know for sure if this is still true?)  A link from "MyWharf" to "Wharf"
> > will work.
> >
> > 2.    The relevant lines _in your ~G/L/A/wharf file_ for configuring the
> > second Wharf.  So, for stuff in MyWharf, you'd add lines starting with
> > "*MyWharf".
> >
> > You'll likely also want to copy the line in your database that configures
> > the Wharf, and replace "Wharf" with "MyWharf".
> >
> > A
> >
> > Andrew Sullivan | asullivan@sprint.ca (better)| ajsulliv@mcmaster.ca (worse)
>
> 01-Feb-99
> 22:25:21
>
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