[GRASS5] sockets question
anarkhos at mac.com
Thu Mar 15 01:54:48 EST 2001
At 9:42 AM +0700 3/15/01, Justin Hickey wrote:
>strobe anarkhos wrote:
> > I'm using GRASS 5 as my base and thus am using fifos in a fully
> > compatible fashion to other grass5 display drivers. To my knowledge
> > the developmental version 5.1 is using sockets instead of fifos to
> > connect the display commands to the servers.
>Sorry, I can't really help with your sockets question. Eric Miller is
>our expert on that, he should reply soon. However, I would just like to
>clarify things with the socket code with regards to the versions of
>Grass. The sokect code is now the default method for process
>communication for version 5.0. So, if you download the current CVS and
>compile, you will be using the new socket code. If no major problems
>occur when we release version 5.0, we plan to remove the fifo code from
>the tree. Since your changes will be used for version 5.1, I suggest you
>concentrate on the socket code, unless somebody requests fifo code.
>Hope this helps save you some work. :-)
I'm not going to use it unless it's working 100%. I'm not interested in debugging sockets, I only want to extend the display driver function set. Fifos currently work so that's what I'm currently using.
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