[GRASS5] fifo configure
neteler at itc.it
Tue Feb 4 07:14:09 EST 2003
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 01:50:35AM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Wallace, Beverly T wrote:
> > I recently installed GRASS 5.0.0. I configured it for fifos and had two
> > problems:
> Just out of curiosity, was there any particular reason for using
> FIFOs? Is this a system which simply doesn't support sockets, or is
> there a problem with the socket code?
> > (1) Configuring with "--enable-fifo" is not enough, "--disable-socket" is
> > also needed. Is that how it is supposed to work? The configure help says
> > that "--enable-fifo" will use the FIFO XDriver instead of sockets, which
> > suggests that sockets are automatically disabled.
> OK; this can be fixed easily enough.
> > (2) The monitorcap file did not work until I added full paths.
> This is due to:
> date: 2002/01/04 17:04:17; author: andreas; state: Exp; lines: +14 -14
> removed absolute paths in monitorcap file
> Andreas: was there a specific reason for this change? It won't work
> with FIFOs (and the field is ignored when using sockets).
I found this reference:
As far as I remember the reason was the possibility to
relocate the binaries.
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