Afterstep does nothing after loading background

Sasha Vasko/OSCA/Courts/Judicial(sashav@sprintmail.com)
Mon, 16 Apr 2001 08:35:55 -0500



> Hi,
> 
> I've compiled AfterStep-1.8.8 on my Win2k PC using Cygwin.  When I 
execute
> afterstep it displays the following messages:
> 
> Detected colordepth : 24. Loading configuration
> ...AfterStep(non-configurable/0_
> feel.24bpp:257):unknown function name in function specification
> [CirculateWindow
> Up].
> .... Done.
> using /tmp/as-connect.0 for intermodule communications.
> Using system wide defaults from
> '/cygdrive/c/Misc/AfterStep/share/afterstep'accepted module connection
> accepted module connection
> asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 0 (pixmap   id is 8388609).
> asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 1 (pixmap   id is 8388613).
> asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 2 (pixmap   id is 8388617).
> asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 3 (pixmap   id is 8388621).
> Wharf:invalid option BalloonFore        Black
> Wharf:invalid option BalloonBack        Grey70
> Wharf:invalid option
> Font        -adobe-helvetica-bold-o-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
> 
> The default background is successfully loaded and displayed.  The problem 
is
> that after loading the background afterstep just idles.  It doesn't 
display
> the wharf, pager, or anything else.  It just sits there.
> 
> Any suggestions?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
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It really depends on what server you are using - if XF86 then you are in a 
bad shape since this thing does not work well.

You can try removing all Wait commands from autoexec file - it looks like 
AS is 
endlessly waiting for some module to open its window. 

Cheers
Sasha Vasko

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