[Xmonad] Heads up: upgrade X11-extras now
dave at nullcube.com
Fri Jun 29 23:27:02 EDT 2007
Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
>> Spencer Janssen wrote:
>>> On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 21:17:18 -0500
>>> Spencer Janssen <sjanssen at cse.unl.edu> wrote:
>>>> Before you update xmonad to the latest darcs, be sure to upgrade
>>>> X11-extras, or you risk losing windows.
>>>> Spencer Janssen
>>> Actually, this is not quite sufficient (good catch by Stefan). Here is
>>> what will work:
>>> - darcs pull X11-extras, clean, build, install X11-extras
>>> - 'runhaskell Setup clean', build, install X11-xmonad
>>> - restart into the newly built executable
>>> - view each of your workspaces at least once
>>> - darcs pull xmonad
>>> - clean, build, install xmonad
>>> - restart
>>> Or you can just be safe and totally restart X the next time you upgrade.
>>> Spencer Janssen
>> Hey all,
>> Nice totally fresh checkouts of all 3,
>> xmonad, Spencer Janssen <sjanssen at cse.unl.edu>**20070630021026]
>> X11-extras, Spencer Janssen <sjanssen at cse.unl.edu>**20070620211004]
>> XMonadContrib, l.mai at web.de**20070629171038
>> X11-extras builds fine, but I'm getting this build error for xmonad,
>> % sudo runhaskell Setup.lhs build
>> Preprocessing executables for xmonad-0.2...
>> Building xmonad-0.2...
>> [ 2 of 13] Compiling XMonad ( XMonad.hs,
>> dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad.o )
>> No instance for (Read Rectangle)
>> arising from the 'deriving' clause of a data type declaration
>> at XMonad.hs:62:5
>> Possible fix: add an instance declaration for (Read Rectangle)
>> When deriving the instance for `Read ScreenDetail'
> That Read instance was added to X11-extras, be sure to pull the latest
> patch? (and double check it was installed). Also, runhaskell Setup.lhs
> clean for xmonad.
Ah my fault, I'd built but not installed X11-extras (was waiting to
see if the build was successful before I installed ;-) ).
I am noticing that GreedyView doesn't seem to be working now though
... have there been changes to how I should change Config.hs to use it ?
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