[Techtalk] Problems with a small program...

Malcolm Tredinnick malcolm at commsecure.com.au
Tue Aug 6 10:02:42 EST 2002

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 08:11:58PM -0400, Beth Johnson wrote:
> I had the same version installed and working previously in RedHat 7.1,
> now in 7.3 it doesn't work.  It's a backup program, lnxbackup, that is
> supposed to display system directories in one portion of a window and
> allow you to add them to the other section of the window which displays
> the directories selected to be backed up.  The problem is that it's not
> displaying the widget(?) with the source directories.  It's not even
> drawing the object at all.  It uses GTK to draw the GUI.

More questions than answers, but I can't extract enough from your post
to help yet...

How are you starting the program? When you run it from the command line,
are any error messages displayed in the terminal window (GTK warnings,
for example)? Does any part of the program start up correctly (i.e. is
it just the display portion that is broken, or is the whole application


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