Re: UPDATE: BUG: Re: aterms not listening to -tr

Sasha Vasko (
Wed, 09 Oct 2002 08:51:49 -0500

Phil Dibowitz wrote:
> I upgraded my original box to find out that now this TOO does not have 
> transparency working anymore. So I thought it was a bug in the debian 
> build. So I did some research.
> Turns out the latest version of aterm (0.4.2) has a bug where -tr 
> doesn't have any effect if:
> - you use -sh
> - or if backgroundType resource is set
> The bug was already submitted to the debian package maintainer, BUT I 
> compiled the STRAIGHT SOURCE from the aterm website and found the same 
> behavior.
> Transparency works fine for me if I don't use -sh, but fails otherwise. 
> More information on this bug can be found here:
> I find this rather saddening since I only recently switched to aterms, 
> and did so mostly because of the nice psuedo transparency....

Please try aterm from the CVS :
cvs -d co aterm

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