OpenMotif or lesstif

James Drabb JDrabb at
Thu Nov 14 08:26:29 PST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jochen Schröder [mailto:jschrod at] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 6:41 PM
> To: blfs-support at
> Subject: OpenMotif or lesstif
> Are there any serious issues with lesstif? If not I will 
> prefer it over 
> OpenMotif, due to the license.
> Cheers
> Jochen
> -- 
> [X] Nail here for new monitor

I had some problems with lesstif and fonts.  I compiled ddd against
lesstif and the fonts were all garbled.  I submitted a bug report
to the lesstif developers about 2 months ago, however I haven't
check if the problem was fixed.  I installed openmotif and ddd
is working fine.

Jim Drabb
Those who would sacrifice freedom for security will get neither
James Drabb JR
Programmer Analyst
Darden Restaurants
Business Systems
JDrabb at
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