Subject: Re:gv menu problems
To: Bob Lantz <lantz@Stanford.EDU>
From: Bernhard H. Buckel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/05/1999 10:16:25
>>>>> "Bob" == Bob Lantz <lantz@Stanford.EDU> writes:
Bob> I have noticed that menus don't seem to work on ghostview
Bob> (gv) talking to the X (11R6?) server on my DS5000/260 running
Wow - the latest and greatest of these beasts - cool!
Bob> NetBSD/pmax 1.4. I'm using both gv from the gv-3.5.8
Bob> package, and also gv on remote machines - either way, the
As a first shot, I'd recommend to check the libraries on which gv
buckel@beavis:~>ldd `which gv`
-lm.0 => /usr/lib/libm.so.0
-lc.12 => /usr/lib/libc.so.12
-lX11.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6
-lICE.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6
-lSM.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6
-lXt.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXt.so.6
-lXext.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6
-lXmu.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXmu.so.6
-lXaw3d.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXaw3d.so.6
-lgnumalloc.0 => /usr/lib/libgnumalloc.so.0
The important thing is Xaw3d which might be missing on your
machine. The package system should have taken care of this, though.
Bob> menus don't work (you can pop them up, but you can't select
Bob> anything!) Is this an X server problem? Has anyone else
IMHO the server is rock solid, I haven't found any flaws so far...
Bob> noticed this behavior?
Nope, works like it is supposed to. Maybe a reinstall of gv and Xaw3d
will do the trick? It's kind of Windoze-wimp style but you never
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