Reason: Although Alfa has safe fallback alternatives for most colors, this can happen when you run Alfa on a display with 8-bit (pseudo)color, when some other program has already allocated all available colors. (You can use the program
Fail: Cannot allocate color: "antiquewhite2"
xcmapto see what colors are present in the color map.)
This can also happen if a color for some reason is missing from
the color database (typically located in
Workaround: Tell alfa to use some other color, e.g. by starting Alfa with:
alfa - -paper white
(See the page on command line options for options that control what colors are used.)
alfa - -paper white -shine white -shadow black
during startup on some Linux installations.
Readfirst(inlined mark 2) don't know how to handle function (253b98) gcerror 02594bec 39406572: Illegal tag in mark (1)This seems to be caused by a bug in the generational garbage collector, which Alfa uses by default.
Note that the heap size should be doubled to get the same amount of usable memory. You can also make this change more permanent by changing the definition of
env HEAP=-H40M alfa
HEAPin the shell script
This may happen when the type of the selected placholder is itself a place holder and there are packages in scope, or when an error involving packages occurs.
Fail: No match in _translate