Subject: Re: XView completeness
To: None <, amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Markus Illenseer <markus@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
List: amiga
Date: 12/13/1994 13:46:49
On Dec 12, 11:42pm, wrote:
> The other day my friend got Linux working on the PC and I looked at his version
> of XView.  I think it is 3.0 where as we have 3.2. However, his seems so much
> more complete.  His allows him to change the properties with the right mouse
> button things like (color, mouse behavior, menu behavior) and other things. 
> How come our version of Xview doesn't allow you to do that. 

 I wondered about that, too, and tried to compile a complete Archvie of XView
3.2 under R6 - no success yet.

> Finally, does anybody know of a good term program for NetBSD?  I want to use
> my Unix for mail and downloads and i want others to be able to call up and 
> send files to my computer directly but i don't know how.  I gues I have to
> read the Networking docs.  But are there any good networking programs.?

 There are quite a few available, the default tools are kermit, tip
and cu. For more luck try 'seyon' (is on regensburg as binary).

> Oh, I almost forgot, I downloaded XDBX from a Sun4 sight, but I don't know how
> to compile it. Does anybody know how to execute a Imake. I did sh ./Imakefile
> but I got error galore like undefined symbol. I forget actually what the errors
> where but how do I do it.  I tried cc but that gave me compiler errors, again
> I forget which ones exactly.

 'xmkmf' is the magic word.

Markus Illenseer