[Xmonad] Xinerama & switching workspaces

Dave Harrison dave at nullcube.com
Sun Jun 10 04:22:06 EDT 2007

>>> Check the X11-extras README on "if you are building from darcs"
>> I went back and called autoreconf, then wiped out the contents of the
>> dist/ dirs inside the repos (both for xmonad and X11-extras).  The I
>> configure, built, and installed X11-extras and xmonad.  Same behaviour
>> again, so I tried wiping out the install in /usr/local/lib/X11-extras
>> and did it all again, still same "single workspace across two screens"
>> thing going on ...
> Just double check you're not linking against the wrong things.The
> process would be:
>     darcs get --partial X11-extras
>     autoreconf
>     configure (check it finds Xinerama)
>     build that
>     install
>     get an fresh xmonad from darcs
>     configure ; build ; install
> See the mailing list recently for another case of Xinerama being lost
> due to linking against old versions of libs,
>     http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.xmonad/379
> (Note that nothing's changed that would break Xinerama handling, so its
> alsmot certainly due to linking against the wrong version of the lib.
> runhaskell Setup.lhs clean is advised for any change in dependent
> libraries, like X11-extras).

Cheers Don, I grabbed both all 3 repos again from scratch and it seems
to be working fine now :-)

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