Compiling Grass 5 beta2 on Debian GNU/Linux system (potato)
Alan Eugene Davis
adavis at netpci.com
Sat Jul 31 20:28:51 EDT 1999
Thank you, people. With watching over your shoulders I was able to compile
this system! (Sometimes your instructions were a bit hard to follow, I must
grass5.0beta2 starts up fine. The image in the grass seeds tutorial somehow
comes up with colors! (Black and white in grass 4.2.1).
Thanks much from a clueless user.
On Sat, Jul 31, 1999 at 01:27:05PM -0700, egm2 at jps.net wrote:
> On 31 Jul, Angus Carr wrote:
> | On Sat, 31 Jul 1999 egm2 at jps.net wrote:
> | >
> | > Then, to get past the next error you'll encounter in file
> | > raster/r.binfer/symtab.c go down to the ExecuteReclass() function at
> | > the bottom, and changed the following lines
> | >
> | > 257 unsigned int status; TO int * status;
> | > ...
> | > 263 wait(&status); TO wait(status);
> | For this one, the other (probably more correct) way is to make status into
> | an unsigned int, since that is what is expected by wait.
> | Sending an int instead of a pointer to wait sounds like a recipe for an
> | exception of some sort when you run r.binfer (Which isn't a problem if you
> | don't do binfer...).
> | Angus Carr.
> It is sending a pointer. status is defined as a pointer. Anyway, I
> looked it up on my documentation for libc, and the example for wait()
> defines the variable as an int pointer, and then gives that pointer
> variable to wait. This is what I did. Whether it should be unsigned
> or not, I don't know. Maybe this matters on some systems. But if for
> some reason, wait() tried to stuff a negative int into status, then
> you'd get an error.
> Eric G. Miller
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