[winGRASS] d.mon/fifo problems
hofierka at geomodel.sk
Wed Jan 8 04:07:55 EST 2003
the problem was in my incomplete installation of cygwin. d.mon works
I was confused by those fifo error messages during compilation.
Thanks for your help.
Malcolm Blue wrote:
>The newer versions of Grass use sockets by default, instead of the old
>fifo method. This has been shown to be more compatible with the newer
>OS's used by Grass users. To use this method you don't have to specify
>anything extra on the configure or compile command lines. ( to use fifo
>requires external routines/libraries, which are available but probably
>not tested with recent version of Grass.)
>If you used the default compile method, you should have d.mon working.
>I still get the following message in my compile log file:
>"mkfifo: cannot create fifo ``/grass/dist.i686-pc-cygwin/dev/fifo.tmp'':
>Function not implemented"
>But this is not relevant since sockets have been supported. The d.mon
>commands still work.
>If you have trouble starting a monitor using d.mon using the default
>compile, then I think we need to check further. What happens when you
>use 'd.mon start=x0' at the grass prompt?
>>From: wingrass-admin at grass.itc.it
>>[mailto:wingrass-admin at grass.itc.it] On Behalf Of Jaro Hofierka
>>Sent: January 3, 2003 3:54 AM
>>To: wingrass at grass.itc.it
>>Subject: [winGRASS] d.mon/fifo problems
>>I'm having problems installing GRASS5.0.0 on cygwin/W2000
>>Professional. I compiled the source code and everything went
>>OK except for fifo creation in dev directory. Apparently
>>mknod and mkfifo commands do not work properly in cygwin (at
>>least in my release) - I am getting message "Function is not
>>implemented". Can you advise me how to start d.mon monitor
>>now? NVIZ works fine, though rather slow. But for simple and
>>quick visualization I would need d.mon as well.
>>Thanks for any hints!
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