small documentation patch

Chris McCraw (
Mon, 22 Sep 2003 10:30:25 -0500

i'm sure someone was going to hit this before 2.0 final, but while adding
a note about libgif versions i went ahead and bumped the version numbers
so that they were uniform.  it's a tiny patch, you can take and leave
what bits you like.  but i think it'd be nice to mention some more minimal
version numbers for support libraries if any others are liable to break
things like an old libgif did for me.  (the rest of mine must be "new

thanks for such a great WM.

--- INSTALL	2000-10-19 22:27:54.000000000 -0500
+++ /u/fool/INSTALL	2003-09-22 10:27:00.000000000 -0500
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-///	This is AfterStep 1.8.0 INSTALL
+///	This is AfterStep 2.0.0 INSTALL
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
-Unarchive the distribution  AfterStep-1.7.x.tar(gz|bz2), then run
+Unarchive the distribution  AfterStep-2.0.x.tar(gz|bz2), then run
 configure to guess system-dependant options:
@@ -61,6 +61,10 @@
   --with-xpm              support XPM image format [yes]
   --with-jpeg             support JPEG image format [yes]
   --with-png              support PNG image format [yes]
+  --with-gif              support GIF image format using libgif   [yes]
+  (to use --with-gif, you need AT LEAST version 4.0 of libgif.  otherwise
+    your compile WILL break.  check the top of your system's gif_lib.h
+	file for the version number.)
 If you CANNOT become root, you will have to change systems-wide installation
 paths to someplace from your PATH where you have permisson to write by using
@@ -112,9 +116,9 @@
 AfterStep.spec file included in the tarball, or extract it and edit it
 to your liking.  By using the one supplied in the tarball -
-	rpm -tb AfterStep-1.7.x.tar.gz [or .bz2]
+	rpm -tb AfterStep-2.0.x.tar.gz [or .bz2]
 Further information can be optained from the rpm man page.  The included
 AfterStep-redhat.tar.gz file is the menu used for this method.
-Feb 3, 2000
+Sep 22, 2003

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