Announce EX11 release 2.5

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <>
Wed May 12 15:10:44 CEST 2004


I ran it on Solaris 8 with no problems.

I had to change the CFLAGS to -I/opt/pub/include
and the hard-coded erlang path in unixdom/src/Makefile,
since we don't install erlang under /usr/local/lib/.

/Uffe

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [mailto:]On Behalf Of Joe Armstrong
> Sent: den 12 maj 2004 14:40
> To: Bengt Kleberg (AL/EAB)
> Cc: 
> Subject: Re: Announce EX11 release 2.5
> 
> 
> 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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