Subject: Re: (Fwd) Another X11 and PHIGS question...
To: Hubert Feyrer <Hubert.Feyrer@rz.uni-regensburg.de>
From: Andy Heffernan <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/1994 08:23:27
> I think this is more appropriate here than in my home-mailfolder:
> --- Forwarded mail from "Keven 'Fractal' Ring" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Hubert.Feyrer@rz.uni-regensburg.de (Hubert Feyrer)
> I have been reading in comp.unix.amiga and have noticed that a
> complete version, including contrib, of X11R6 has been placed
> in the NetBSD-AMIGA tree.
> 1) Does this include PHIGS and the PHIGS libraries?
> 2) Was the server compiled with PHIGS?
> 3) If 1) and 2) are satisfied, does the program phigsmon
> 4) If 4), does beach_ball work?
I don't know about R6, but I think you should be able to get PHIGS in a
mono server by running the R5 Xamiga+retina server with the -mono switch:
xinit -- -mono
Hmmm, well I tried it, but got line after line of "PHIGS error 3"
messages. The same server in Retina mode worked fine, if a bit
slowly. I don't know -- this is too much for my puny brain to
The phigsmon crash was due to a kernel bug months and months ago.