Re: wharf/afterstep 1.8.11 command too long -> segfault

Leonard Nutley (
Wed, 16 Oct 2002 15:31:41 -0700

possible solution:
Put the bash part of the line into a shell script, in your $HOME/bin 
directory, and call the script from the wharf file.

On Wed, 16 Oct 2002 19:42:14 +0200 (CEST)
Ales Ledvinka <> wrote:

> hello.
> one more bug as i modified site default configuration to be more user
> friendly.
> ###one line from wharf config file
> *Wharf asbutton ASBBlockSlate.xpm Swallow "asbutton" bash -c "if test
> -f ~/.asbuttonrc -a -r ~/.asbuttonrc;then
> /packages/run/afterstep-applets/asbutton/bin/asbutton -n 4;else
> /packages/run/afterstep-applets/asbutton/bin/asbutton -n 4 -f
> /packages/share/afterstep-applets/asbuttonrc/nymfe;fi"
> ###ends here
> fails with:
> afterstep: command from module 'Wharf' is too big (259)
> (this probably not afterstep ;)Neoprávněný přístup do paměti (SIGSEGV)
> results in no afterstep(autoexec file parsing interrupted) no wharf,
> etc, and only some programs loadded(which were earlier then the
> command)
> take it just as reminder it has priority forget until rewriting
> something else ;) because there are not much things that can be
> handled similarly right now and each user will probably want own wharf
> configuration. it's just for people who want to try afterstep and they
> would not probably have anything configured.
> and it is from stable source AfterStep version 1.8.11 so it might be
> already fixed in devel or elsewhere. i don't know.
> AlL.
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