Re: [As-users] upgrading

John Gruenenfelder (
Tue, 8 Mar 2005 13:16:10 -0700

On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 11:22:30AM -0600, Sasha Vasko wrote:
>>Just tried current CVS, but it's not compiling at present.  There seems to 
>>an error in asapp.h, but I'm not sure what the proper fix is.  I've 
>>the "make" output.  This output does show one other minor bug.  When 
>>the make process ought to come to a halt after an error, but in this case, 
>>keeps on going after multiple errors (all caused in different files which
>>#include asapp.h).
>I don't see how that error occured.
>But I noticed one thing - you use some interesting compile flags - it 
>looks like you are building with --enable-audit. Don't do that as it 
>will slow AfterStep to a crawl, and is only needed when one is debuggin 
>memory leaks. another thing you may want to drop is 
>-fommit-frame-pointer, as AfterStep contains some self-diagnostic code 
>that relies on proper frame pointer.
>Could you please recompile without those? and if it still fails - what 
>other flags you gave to configure ?

I'll give it a try when I get home.  I didn't use --enable-audit, but rather
those are just flags I manually added.  I didn't know that AS made use of the
frame pointer, though.  I'll remove that.

>BTW I fixed few warnings from your log. Thanks

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