[GRASS5] fifos not created
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Mon Feb 5 04:27:24 EST 2001
From: "Eric G . Miller" <egm2 at jps.net>
> On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 09:40:32PM -0800, Jeshua Lacock wrote:
> > OK, So I downloaded beta 11 and deleted the old, did a "make
> > distclean" and so on. And after it compiles I tried to start a
> > monitor and I get the message;
> > GRASS 5.0beta11 > d.mon start=x0 Sorry,
> > </usr/local/grass5/dev/fifo.1a> not available Have GRASS
> > adminstrator check etc/monitorcap file Can't stat
> > /usr/local/grass5/dev/fifo.1a Problem selecting x0. Will try once
> > more Can't stat /usr/local/grass5/dev/fifo.1a
> > So I tried to inspect the fifo and found that there is no dev
> > directory. Instead there is a dev script. I tired moving the script
> > and running it and it creates the fifo's but then I still get the same
> > message.
> > It seems odd to me. Beta 11 pre2 did not do this.
> > The only difference between this build and pre2 is one there are new
> > sources I downloaded today and two I am now running Xfree86 4.02 with
> > the Aqua patch, but I do not suspect two as being the problem.
> Something got puckered, not sure if it's fixed yet in CVS, but it has
> something to do with the README.ipc thingy. Anyway,
> #! /bin/sh
> for i in 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ; do
> mkfifo -m 0666 "fifo.""$i""a"
> mkfifo -m 0666 "fifo.""$i""b"
> If you don't have mkfifo, use 'mknod -m 0666 "fifo.""$i""a" p'
> You could also try running ./configure --with-fifo explicitly...
I fixed Makefile.in and README.ipc to create "dev" directory before copying
anything into this directory.
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