The WindowMaker-0.51-2 RPM included in newer rawhides will
not show the themes/etc. menus that are from directories, or
the programs menu that is generated from wmconfig.
Running it with wmaker --nocpp will at least allow the
programs menu to be generated, so perhaps there are some
characters output by wmconfig that confuse it??
I know that at least the themes/icons etc. menus can work w/
WindowMaker 0.51, since I know several people who have it
and I used to run a version which I compiled myself, and
they all seems to work using the default menu...
WindowMaker config files changed format in the new version - if you
are not using the new lisp style menu entries you are on your own :-(