Announce EX11 release 2.5

Joe Armstrong <>
Wed May 12 16:53:16 CEST 2004


On Wed, 12 May 2004, Hal Snyder wrote:

> Joe Armstrong <> writes:
> 
> ...
> > The latest release is release-2.5 - this is an "in between" release.
> > release-2.5 contains many undocumented widgets, the intention of
> > release-2.5 it merely to test that the initialization routines work
> > correctly.
> >
> > If you run release-2.5 and initialization does not work can you
> > please mail the file startup_error_report to me.
> 
> 
> On FreeBSD-5.0 with ssh forwarding, DISPLAY=localhost:10.0 - works ok.
> Because gnu make is not the default on the BSD's, I changed toplevel
> Makefile:
> 
> all:
>         cd lib; $(MAKE)
>         cd unixdom-0.1/src; $(MAKE)
>         cd widgets; $(MAKE)
> 
> clean:
>         cd lib; $(MAKE) clean
>         cd widgets; $(MAKE) clean
>         cd unixdom-0.1/src; $(MAKE) clean
> 
> Also paths for include and lib for jpeg lib had to be frobbed.
> 

cored - wow.

  At a guess this is the  unix domain sockets. Try deleting the entire
directory with the unix domain sockets and running again

/Joe


> 
> 
> On i386 Solaris 9 with ssh forwarding, no joy. It sat there for a
> couple minutes with no display. I was about to kill it when it cored.
> 
> No startup_error_report was written. Note DISPLAY is xyzzy.vail:11.0,
> i.e. fqdn:display.screen.
> 
> 
> 1> Trying Host={ip,"localhost"} Display=11 Screen=0
> Connecting to tcp port:6011
> cannot connect reason:etimedout
> Trying Host=unix Display=11 Screen=0
> Connecting to unix domain socket:11
> Port opened sending cookie:
> gmake[1]: *** [all] Segmentation Fault (core dumped)
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/export/home/hal/ex11/release-2.5/widgets'
> gmake: *** [all] Error 2
> 
> 
> There was more minor config stuff for the makefiles on this system -
> utils are in /usr/pkg, not /usr/local, not /opt/sfw. gcc is not in
> PATH, etc.
> 
> 
> Thanks.
> 




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