Package Details: vwm 3.3.2-1

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Package Base: vwm
Description: Viper Window Manager
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: TrialnError
Last Packager: TrialnError
Votes: 12
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2008-11-24 16:16
Last Updated: 2020-01-12 23:50

Latest Comments

TrialnError commented on 2020-01-12 02:50

Work in progress.. Need to investigate, why libprotothread isn't found by the build process of the latest version

Zeniff commented on 2016-04-08 14:19

Even though the pkg built, it doesn't seem to work.. :(
First, it said it could not find any modules..
vwm's INSTALL file says "/usr/lib/vwm/modules" is "hard-coded" and needs to be created.
So, I changed the PKBUILD:
# In the package_vwm-modules-sysmon() section:
# "$pkgdir/usr/lib/$pkgname/modules/"
# In the package_vwm-modules-vwmterm3() section:
# "$pkgdir/usr/lib/$pkgname/modules/"

# So, it changed $pkgname TO ${pkgname%%-*} in both sections to try to put them into "/usr/lib/vwm/modules" instead of "/usr/lib/vwm-modules-sysmon/modules" and "/usr/lib/vwm-modules-vwmterm3/modules"

That fixed the problem for it not finding modules.....


..after running the program, there's still no way to do anything.. no terminal, etc.. And, the screen gets weird after trying to select the menu and exits with a lot of repeated text, which ends with "Aborted (core dumped)".

Does anyone have any ideas? :(

Zeniff commented on 2016-04-08 11:27

Hi~ At first I got this error:

make[1]: Entering directory '/builds/vwm/src/vwm/modules/vwmterm3'
rm -f *.o
rm -f *.so
gcc -Wall -std=gnu99 -O2 -D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE `pkg-config --cflags glib-2.0 gmodule-2.0` -I/usr/include -I../.. -c -fpic *.c
events.c:5:19: fatal error: vterm.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
init.c:24:19: fatal error: vterm.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
psthread.c:31:19: fatal error: vterm.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
Makefile:22: recipe for target 'vwmterm3' failed
make[1]: *** [vwmterm3] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory '/builds/vwm/src/vwm/modules/vwmterm3'
Makefile:30: recipe for target 'vwmterm' failed
make: *** [vwmterm] Error 2
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().

Before that, I already built and installed the other dependencies: libpseudo, libviper, and libvterm-vwm
Later, I found out it was because libvterm-vwm's PKBUILD did not actually install any files.
I modified it to install them, allowing this pkg to build. :)

I left a comment in that pkg as well.

Thank you for this package~:)

JonnyJD commented on 2015-06-22 21:53

Please note that the libvterm dependency is now
There will be a different libvterm at the old location,
see for the reason.

strugee commented on 2014-03-29 08:21

I posted a diff to fix the libvterm breakage. It was caused due to a change in makepkg that made the package not build properly.

aksr commented on 2013-05-11 19:08

tdy: Well, something isn't right, I'm not sure what, maybe libvterm dependency?
(it doesn't seem ever to be updated)

tdy commented on 2013-05-11 17:42

I have no issues with `makepkg -sr'

aksr commented on 2013-05-11 10:34

Unable to build it:

tdy commented on 2013-01-13 00:43

modules are now split