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Re: Need help with new X libs

On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 08:00:17PM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> The recent upgrade to XF4 seems to have introduced a slightly modified API
> that causes aXe (an X editor that I'm maintaining) to no longer build.

That's why the soname on libXaw changed.

> The compile problem involves Xaw's AsciiSinkPart structure: apparently,
> the 3.3.6 Xaw has a field called insertCursorOn which is missing in the
> 4.0.1 Xaw. This mysterious missing struct member is passed (by the aXe
> code) as the second parameter to XGetGeometry, XCopyPlane, and maybe a few
> other places. What I need to know is, what *does* this parameter do, and
> how can I fix it so that it'll work with the new Xaw?

The changes in Xaw 7 are documented in the Xaw manpage.

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