Re: pager and background
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 08:18:22 -0500

>> >I've got a problem with the changing of Background without an afterstep
>> >restart. With version 1.5 the changing worked fine. But with version
>> >1.6.10 and 1.7.111 I can't change the background without a restart. Any
>> >ideas what the problem could be?
>> fixed in patch 04 to 1.7.111

>Nope. Actually it got worse. Now it show's no new background at all (I
>still see the remains of the gdm background)
>I tried xpm, jpg and png backgrounds. None worked. I also have xli and xv
>installed and both work perfectly. Can I set somewhere, that pager
>shouldn't try to handle the background by himself and just delegate the

This is oh so wierd.
Did you see any errors while patching sources ?
Did you do make clean ; configure   prior to compiling patched version ?
Maybe you could send me screenshot of what you are getting ?