Subject: Re: afterstep-current-1.7, or just update 1.6?
To: Gandhi woulda smacked you <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
Date: 07/07/1999 09:47:39
On Wed, Jul 07, 1999 at 02:22:59AM -0700, Gandhi woulda smacked you wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jul 1999, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> # I've been enjoying the window manager Afterstep-1.7.117 for a couple
> # of weeks, now that 1.7 works on *BSD systems. Even though it's only a
> # development version, I find it compelling over the "stable" 1.6.10.
> # That's just my preference. Would it be appropriate to submit a pr to
> # update the 1.6 package? Would "afterstep-current" fly?
> Does anyone else eventually run out of colours on an 8bpp frame buffer?
> That was one of the points that sold me on WindowMaker vs. AfterStep.
Yes, but more significantly I ran into the following bug...
Add the following crontask (requires xv and wget)
*/5 8-9,18-23 * * * rm -f /tmp/loc40.jpg >> /dev/null && cd /tmp >> /dev/null && /usr/local/bin/wget http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/compass/camera/pictures/loc40.jpg >>/dev/null && /usr/X11R6/bin/xv -display newbox:0 -root -wait 1 /tmp/loc40.jpg >> /dev/null
And I find X locks up in about 1.5 days. (Requires Ctrl-Alt-Bkspc)
Enlightenment on the otherhand has been going for 2+ weeks without
David Maxwell, firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com -->
All this stuff in twice the space would only look half as bad!