[GRASS5] Re: installation/compiling instruction for GRASS on
miketh at brisbane.paradigmgeo.com
Tue Mar 27 22:59:45 EST 2001
> I will test again on Win98. I had suspected the fork() implementation.
My memory is that I wasn't able to get the CELL driver working on '98 at the
time, which backs up your suspicion!
I can imagine that given the complexity of the Grass drivers compared to a
small test program, it may well still be fork(). I was reading about how
the Cygwin people implemented fork() yesterday and it sounds dodgey. Maybe
Grass does something relating to program state that the test program doesn't
I tried different socket communication modes for the CELL driver, without
success, in case it was sockets causing the problem.
> Was that using the latest cygwin DLL?
I believe so.
> Maybe the new release of XFree is better suited for our purpose. I will
> let you know if I have success.
Thanks - I'll try again also later this week.
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