Re: Pager problems

Mark Thorp Duxbury (
Sat, 25 Jan 2003 10:10:17 -0500

I would be glad to make them available, just tell me where to send them.  It 
really is a shame that RH doesn't include Afterstep anymore.


On Saturday 25 January 2003 03:07, M.-A. DARCHE wrote:
> Le 2003-01-24 18:24 (vendredi), Mark Thorp Duxbury a écrit /
> On 2003-01-24 18:24 (vendredi), Mark Thorp Duxbury wrote :
> > I was not able to get the 1.8.10-1 RPM to work with RH 8.0 (either
> > building from the SRPM or using the binary) - lots of X errors at
> > startup.   What I wound up having to do was to build an RPM from
> > AfterStep-1.8.11.tar.bz2 ( - it
> > includes a spec file so it's it's easy... but I could email you the RPM
> > if you like).  I also experienced some odd problems with wharf animation
> > using the stock RH 8.0 kernel (I think this is related to RH changing HZ,
> > I have to use a different kernel anyway so it isn't a big deal for me). 
> > Afterstep is working fine under stock RH 8.0 here right now.  Hope this
> > helps.
> All those problems with RedHat not supporting AfterStep anymore are
> really bad for potentially bringing new users to AfterStep, and thus for
> the very future of this great window manager.
> To not loose those potential users, it is very important to ease the use
> of AfterStep on RedHat.
> So why not put the AfterStep-1.8.11 RPM build by Mark (or anyone else)
> on the web site ? Adding installation notes specific to RedHat 8.0 along
> would also be a good thing.
> I'm not a RedHat user, I prefer Debian, but sometimes I have to work on
> RedHat installed machines and I'm glad to have AfterStep packages in
> those occasions ;-)
> Cheers,

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