Announce EX11 release 2.5

Joe Armstrong <>
Wed May 12 14:40:09 CEST 2004


On Wed, 12 May 2004, Bengt Kleberg wrote:

> Joe Armstrong wrote:
> 
> >  As promised version 2.4 of ex11 (X11 graphics for Erlang)
> >
> >	
> >  see http://www.sics.se/~joe/ex11/ for general info
> >	
> >
> >  and http://www.sics.se/~joe/ex11/download/release-2.5.tgz for the code
> >  
> >
> perhaps i am overly sensitive, but why is the ''promised version 2.4'' 
> called release-2.5.tgz :-)

Numlexia :-)

> 
> on a more serious note:
> is ex11 supposed to be useable on solaris (sunos 5.8)?

It's never been tested on Solaris - it might work - I have done
nothing with the unix-domain socket stuff - just go it working
on my linux boxes. If the domain sockets fails on Solaris delete
the entire domain sockets dioretory and try again - ex11 will then use
TCP sockets


> while it is simple to replace CC, CFLAGS and LIBS in lib/Makefile i have 
> not been able to locate ''jpeglib.h''. this file is included from 
> lib/ex11_lib_read_jpeg.c.
> 

Ahh - the jpeg stuff is experimental and I havn't tryed this for a long
time.

> on a curious note:
> since there is an *hierarchy*al namespace available, why are files 
> called ex11_lib_<name> ?
> 

Something about teaching old dogs new bones ...


> on a i-think-this-is-related-to-Erlang-is-too-small/Publicity-needed note:
> why does nobody(?) use the erlang module make?
> 
> 
> bengt
> 

/Joe




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