my problem was that X-Clients using the Motif1.1 library from HP
blocked for ca. 15 min before starting up when using
OpenWindows 3.0 as display server.
I received numerous replies, many thanks to all.
The outcome was:
1. xnews has a bug (Sun BugId 1076332).
2. The timeouts in the HP Motif library are set to bad values.
3. There is a workaround:
Add the line: *useColorObj: false
to your .Xdefaults file (you must reload the file with xrdb or restart OW).
This is a temporary work-around introduced in the Motif library.
4. The problem was discussed in comp.sys.hp and comp.sys.sun.apps
5. There is a patch for the xnews server: 100444-26
Somebody mentioned, that 100444-18 (or later) is sufficient.
The README file of this patch does not mention the BugId 1076332,
but it is nevertheless fixed.
Sun sent me the 100444-26 patch, and everything is working fine now.
Until I got the patch, I used the workaround.
Gerhard Hertlein <email@example.com>
Philips Kommunikations Industrie AG
D-8500 N|rnberg 10
Fed. Rep. of Germany
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