Announce EX11 release 2.5

Hal Snyder <>
Wed May 12 18:10:05 CEST 2004


Joe Armstrong <> writes:

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

Starting over but deleting the unixdom directory before build gives
same result on i386 Solaris 9, no display, eventual core. However,
after doing string replace of every occurrence of "localhost" with
"xyzzy.vail", the demo runs.

Note hostname command returns xyzzy.vail and DISPLAY is xyzzy.vail:11.0.

>> 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



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