Re: windowmaker

Subject: Re: windowmaker
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Mon Sep 13 1999 - 16:45:58 MDT

On Tue, 14 Sep 1999, Cyril wrote:

> Hello,
> I just downloaded and installed the iso image Dan told us about. Thanks!
> Everything (almost, I had a few qualms with X since I'm on a powerbookg3,
> but that is solved now) went fine till I tried installing WindowMaker. the
> rpm poops out saying it needs libProplist. So I go to,
> download this library, as well as the latest tar ball of Wmaker. Complie
> the library, then try the rpm again. Same message.
> I then decided to compile the new source, but this also failed (I did not
> jot down the error, but it had nothing to do with libraries). I tried then
> to symlink th elibPropList lib (which were in stalled in /usr/local/lib9 to
> /usr/lib, thinking that may be where the rpm is looking for them. This
> failed as well.
> So my question is, were does the windowmaker rpm looks for these lib files,
> so that I can install and use Windowmaker? (Gnome crashed every five min or
> so...)
> thank you

libPropList is on the cdrom, or ftp site in thise case. Grab our copy :)

> Cyril
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> Kermit the Frog


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