[Xmonad] How do I know if Xinerama's working?

Bruce Stephens xmonad at cenderis.demon.co.uk
Fri Apr 27 05:20:01 EDT 2007

Spencer Janssen <sjanssen at cse.unl.edu> writes:

> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007 22:48:08 +0100
> Bruce Stephens <xmonad at cenderis.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> I've just built X11-extras and xmonad, largely without incident, and
>> Xinerama seems not to be working: when I create an xterm, it spans
>> both screens.
>> Is that to be expected?  I was expecting each screen to contain its
>> own workspace.
>> There's no problem with my X.org setup in general: I have a
>> libXinerama.so.1, and (for example) ion3 links against it and seems to
>> use it.
>> (xmonad doesn't link against it, according to ldd, but I'm not sure
>> whether I should expect it to or not.)
> If you're building X11-extras from darcs, make sure you run autoreconf
> before configure.  If you're using X11-extras 0.0 from Hackage, please
> use 0.1 instead -- due to a packaging error, 0.0 is missing the needed
> configure script.

Thanks, that was it.  I had tried both X11-extras-0.0, and then got it
using darcs, both of which failed.  autoreconf fixed it.

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