Re: gnome screensavers - can I get more?
Chris Bannister wrote:
The errors were 'cut'n'pasted' - thats how the errors appears. I musts
admit I hadn't even noticed the missing 'n' in 'enhancement'. I think
'sloppy coding' is a bit strong for a simple typo like that tho, don't
you? At least it reported an intelligible error. The problem is now
fixed however (follow rest of thread).
On Sat, Oct 27, 2007 at 05:27:36PM +0100, Martin Waller wrote:
martin@papilio:~$ xscreensaver &
 Exit 127 xscrennsaver
martin@papilio:~$ Error: Cairo does not yet support the requested image
Alpha mask: 0x00000000
Red mask: 0x0000003f
Green mask: 0x000007c0
Blue mask: 0x0000f800
Please file an enhacement request (quoting the above) at:
Were the errors, underlined above, the actual on screen errors as
printed? If so then it is sloppy coding and a bug should be filed.
If not, but caused by mistyping on your part, then could you please in
1) cut 'n' paste errors into your email client.
2) use the script program or redirection and then "read" the program
into your email program.
If you are using mutt + vim, then from within vim while you are
composing your mail:
* move the cursor to where you want to type the errors produced
* press <esc> to get in command mode
* type :r filename
where filename is the file either from using script or from using
Mistakes in transcribing error messages can only lead two confusions.