XForms: RedHat 5.0 Linux on Alpha: xforms package (even as distributed by RedHat) doesn't work

Christian Worley (cworley@altatech.com)
Thu, 15 Jan 1998 15:09:41 -0700

To subscribers of the xforms list from Christian Worley <cworley@altatech.com> :


In going to RedHat5.0, everything has to be recompiled (I believe
because of the new "glibc"), and since xforms source is not available, I
can no longer use it.

For example:

$ ls -l /usr/local/bin/fdesign
-rwx--x--x 1 root root 899560 Jan 8 1998
$ /usr/local/bin/fdesign
/usr/local/bin/fdesign: Command not found.

Even the RedHat 5.0 powertools disk for the Alpha includes the
non-functional xforms package. I guess they don't test everything.


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