Installing Grass for Solaris

Ken Sibley ksibley at
Tue Oct 4 09:30:38 EDT 1994

> Now this is interesting. My fifo were indeed normal files, not named pipes
> like they should be, but I thought this was caused by the incorporation
> of the `message queue' system in the solaris binaries. So I created a new
> monitor and fifo pipe to test this, and I did manage to start it but then
> the d.mon program hung and I had to Ctrl-C it. Wait a minute, did you say
> `character device'?? I haven't tried that yet. Will let you know later on
> if that makes any difference...
> > 
> > Sorry for the long windedness, but there are so many little details,
> > Ken Sibley
> Oh no, please, I'm grateful that you take the time to help me with this.
> To tell you the truth, I think I'm going to try and compile grass from 
> source because I'm getting fed up with these binaries...
Sorry about that, I meant to say pipes NOT character devices.

Ken Sibley
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