[GRASS5] Re: Display Driver Updates

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Mon Feb 6 06:36:50 EST 2006

Glynn Clements wrote:
> I've just committed a substantial restructuring of the display
> drivers. The actual code hasn't changed much, but there has been quite
> a lot of re-organisation. Please test any d.* modules which you are
> familiar with.
> The most significant code change is that the driver library no longer
> provides a main() function, and doesn't expect the driver to export
> specific symbols. Instead, each driver has its own "stub" main
> function which calls LIB_main(), passing a table of pointers to the
> actual driver functions.
> This eliminates the assumptions regarding the behaviour of the linker.
> It should be possible to build the driver library as a dynamic library
> on all platforms which support dynamic libraries.
> I haven't updated the HTMLMAP driver, so it won't build any more.
> AFAIK, it wasn't being used due to the fact that d.vect uses
> G_plot_area rather than R_polygon_abs, which doesn't work with the
> HTMLMAP driver.

I just updated my cvs tree and recompiled, and now I cannot start a 
monitor anymore:

d.mon start=x0
Could not execute monitor: No such file or directory
No socket to connect to for monitor <x0>.
Problem selecting x0. Will try once more
No socket to connect to for monitor <x0>.

Is this related ?


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