make error in xffm-gui

Foxy foxy at
Sun Nov 27 15:49:16 CET 2005

Foxy wrote:
> Edscott Wilson Garcia wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Foxy wrote:
>>> I decided to update xffm and got an error compiling xffm-gui. I have attached 
>>> the file with console output. It used to be OK, but I have not compiled new 
>>> svn checkouts for a while. Cheers.
>> My mistake: I didn't update the library version numbers so that during the 
>> configure step you were not notified that your installed version of 
>> libxffm is too old. I've now fixed this in svn.
>> The basic changes involved in the new library function is with the way 
>> commands executed from within xffm are handled. Now all output  from 
>> executed programs is displayed in the diagnostics box. Also, you can now 
>> do things like "ls /tmp" without the "In terminal" check box and get the 
>> results in the diagnostics window. Or you can pipe output to files (as in 
>> using the following command for postscript files: "mpage -P- %s > 
>>"). Sudo commands are also fair game and will query for 
>> password if such is required.
>> Only one glitch. If an executed program sends some text output, but does 
>> not flush, the xffm window which executed the command will freeze until 
>> the application flushes. This reflects a bug in the executed application, 
>> because it is useless to send text output and not flush. So far I've found 
>> that one of the processes that "evolution" spawns will encounter a 
>> condition that will not flush.
>> The above does not apply to executing from xffm-deskview or xffm-run, 
>> since these do not have a diagnostics window.
>> regards,
>> _______________________________________________
>> Xfce4-dev mailing list
>> Xfce4-dev at
> the only problem is with perl script (perl autogen). It fails as the 
> libtubo version is outdated. So one has to compile libtubo separately. 
> However after doing it script fails again as permissions are changed. I 
> had to chown libtubo dir to make it work again. It is not a big problem 
> though.
> _______________________________________________
> Xfce4-dev mailing list
> Xfce4-dev at
the same thing with libxffm

More information about the Xfce4-dev mailing list