Package Details: fvwm3-git 1.0.4.r106.gf4848b95-1

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Package Base: fvwm3-git
Description: A powerful ICCCM2 compliant multiple virtual desktop window manager for X11
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Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: fvwm
Provides: fvwm
Submitter: SolarAquarion
Maintainer: SolarAquarion
Last Packager: SolarAquarion
Votes: 2
Popularity: 0.000209
First Submitted: 2020-12-17 19:37 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2021-11-29 02:20 (UTC)

Dependencies (11)

Required by (4)

Sources (2)

Latest Comments

qinohe commented on 2022-02-09 21:27 (UTC)

optdepends=(asciidoctor: to generate manuals) It was unnecessary to search & find out 'why' they weren't added.

ThomasAdam commented on 2021-08-05 22:24 (UTC)


Following the release of fvwm3-1.0.4, there's been some changes. See the diff below:

diff --git a/PKGBUILD b/PKGBUILD
index 29c16c9..d292b09 100644
@@ -3,13 +3,13 @@

 pkgdesc="A powerful ICCCM2 compliant multiple virtual desktop window manager for X11"
 arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
-depends=('fribidi' 'libxpm' 'librsvg' 'libxrandr' 'libevent' 'libxcursor' 'rplay' 'mongo-c-driver')
+depends=('fribidi' 'libxpm' 'librsvg' 'libxrandr' 'libevent' 'libxcursor' 'rplay')
 makedepends=('git' 'libxslt' 'mongo-c-driver')
 optdepends=('perl-tk: for ClickToFocus support'
             'perl-x11-protocol: for ClickToFocus support'
@@ -31,9 +31,7 @@ build() {
   cd "${srcdir}/${_pkgname}"
   autoreconf -fiv
   ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --libexecdir=/usr/lib \
-    --with-stroke-library \
     --enable-perllib \
-    --enable-xinerama \
     --enable-bidi \
     --enable-nls --enable-iconv \


  • Remove rplay support (no longer used)
  • Remove mongo-c-driver (replaced by cJSIN; shipped with fvwm3)
  • Remove stroke library (no longer used)
  • Remove xinerama (no longer used)

therue commented on 2021-05-24 06:46 (UTC) (edited on 2021-05-24 06:47 (UTC) by therue)

Problem: missing man pages
Reason: by default fvwm3 does not build the manpages

Current Build:

line 33-39 is missing the following

rasat commented on 2021-02-27 19:37 (UTC)

Thanks, r93 works fine.

rasat commented on 2021-02-25 22:47 (UTC) (edited on 2021-02-25 22:52 (UTC) by rasat)

The git version fvwm3-git-1.0.2.r65 does not work well with EdgeScroll (mouse scroll when the cursor hits the edge of a page). It is fixed in r79.

Use this link (master branch):