Re: [As-users] Afterstep on terminals

Nathan Mahon (as_ml@vaevictus.net)
Mon, 09 May 2005 10:58:23 -0400


IIRC, shimages are a considerable boost in performance... so disabling
them for the whole would be the wrong option too. :D
I don't know about deb.

n8

steve downes wrote:

> Andrew,
>
> Many thanks, I should have thought there would be a deb way of doing 
> it. I'll get on with it.
>
> Steve
>
> Andrew Sullivan wrote:
>
>> If you install devscripts (it'll make you get some other things), and
>> then
>>
>> apt-get source afterstep
>>
>> you should be able to cd into the resulting afterstep dir and use
>> debuild to look after everything for you. Once you've done that
>> (i.e. proved that it works) you'll need to adjust the rules file to
>> hand the additional ./configure options in; but it ought to be
>> self-evident what to do by then. This way, you get the Debianized
>> package build just for your system.
>>
>> Hope that's helpful.
>>
>> A
>>
>> On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 11:07:54AM +0100, steve downes wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Kacper Kornet wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 11:44:07AM +0100, steve downes wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> I've installed afterstep 2.00.04-3 from debian testing onto my new 
>>>>> server machine & on that machine it is working great. If I run 
>>>>> afterstep on any of the X-terminals (www.ltsp.org) running off 
>>>>> that the " " menus come out as a box with noise in it, no text. 
>>>>> Clicking on areas of the box produce results (I can open a 
>>>>> terminal window, a child window etc.
>>>>> from here) but I cannot read the options.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Yesterday I had a similar problem when I tried AfterStep-2.00.05 on 
>>>> my thin
>>>> client. The solution which I found is to use the --disable-shmimage 
>>>> option
>>>> during compilation of AfterStep.
>>>>
>>>> Best wishes,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Err! Bother!
>>>
>>> As I use Debian I hardly ever compile from source. However I , 
>>> theoretically, know how to so I'll look into that.
>>>
>>> Many thanks
>>>
>>> Steve
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