Subject: Re: problems with x
From: Ji <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/1993 10:05:15

> 	I seem to recall this being dicussed here before, but I'm wondering
> 	if anybody has any any sudden problems with X---namely, 
> 	any app that i compiled after upgrading to the vresion of -current i am
> 	can no longer open the display.  it always displays 'unable to
> 	open display <string>,", where string is "", "localhost:0",
> 	or "lanfear:0"
> 	forgive me if there is a simple fix for this, and i'm just being stupid :-)

Yes, I mentioned this a week ago. If I try to build *static* X applications,
they all bomb out with the 'unable to open display' error. Creating them
with the shared X libraries solves it for some applications. So far, I haven't
heard of any fix... can anyone give an authoritative answer on this subject
and even if the new sources solve this problem?

Cheers and a Merry Xmas to all (esp. the NetBSD core group for a great