[Xmonad] Heads up: upgrade X11-extras now
Donald Bruce Stewart
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Fri Jun 29 23:01:18 EDT 2007
> 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.
> >> Cheers,
> >> 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.
> > Cheers,
> > 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.
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