Re: [As-users] 2.2.8 crashes where 2.2.5 worked

Jeff Krebs (
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 22:17:10 -0500

* David Fleck ( wrote:
> I downloaded the 2.2.8 tar.bz2 a few weeks ago, and got around to testing 
> it this evening.  No obvious problems in the compile or install, but when 
> I try to run it, this happens:
> >startx
> xauth:  creating new authority file /home/dcf/.serverauth.15653
> X Window System Version 7.2.0
> Release Date: Sat Sep 22 22:10:58 UTC 2007
> X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.2
> Build Operating System: openSUSE SUSE LINUX
> Current Operating System: Linux grond #1 SMP 2008/02/10 20:01:04 UTC i686
> Build Date: 22 September 2007
> 	Before reporting problems, check
> 	to make sure that you have the latest version.
> ... and then nothing, until I Ctrl-C a few times.  There's no core file.
> 2.2.5 works fine on this machine, in fact I'm using it right now.
> How should I go about trying to resolve this? 
> System info:
> OpenSUSE 10.3
> kernel
> xorg-x11-7.2
> ...what else would be useful to know?

I see SMP... is it an SMP machine?  Are you running an AMD64?

Have you looked at the SUSE .spec file for AfterStep to see the general 
build steps taken?

The Fedora .spec file is at:*checkout*/appletrpms/afterapps-specs/SPECS/AfterStep.spec?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/plain

The biggest difference that I would expect between SUSE and Fedora would 
be the gdm/xdm setup locations.

The Fedora .src.rpms are at:

You can always take a look at that and tweak to your heart's content 

Jeff Krebs

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