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Old 08-07-2003, 06:11 PM   #1
King V
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Mandrake 9.1 and xclock weirdness...


I just recently did an upgrade from Mandrake 9.0 to Mandrake 9.1, necessitated by the fact that attempting to upgrade a number of packages resulted in RPM tending to segfault quite often.

Anyway, all seems to work fine, but I've run into something of an issue with xclock.

In my .xinitrc I have the following:

xclock -geometry 89x89-132-0 -fg green -bg black -hd black -hl green -update 60 &

All very well and good, but I've noticed that since the upgrade, xclock seems to IGNORE the -fg, -hd, and -hl options.

Tried it several times from the command line. The -bg option still works, but the minute hand and most of the tickmarks are a blush color, and the hour hand and tickmarks for the hours are a reddish color.

Is this a bug? Is there a fix, or do I have to try and get the old xclock back to get the behavior I want? The man page indicates that the options I mentioned are supposed to work, but I guess it's posslbe the man page hasn't been updated.

Thanks in advance.


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