[Coco] linux and java libs and drivewire4 wasRe: My CoCo fully back up!
jcewy at swbell.net
Sun Oct 23 21:35:25 EDT 2011
On 10/23/2011 07:57 PM, Willard Goosey wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 08:20:15PM -0400, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
>> To use DriveWire on Linux, you must install the RXTX serial libraries.
>> These are available via your package manager on all the major Linux
>> distros, and in source form if your distro of choice doesn't have them
>> for you. Since the RXTX libs are usually part of a Linux distro, I
>> thought it was best not to include them in the DW4 distribution
>> (Windows and OSX libs come included in their respective packages,
>> which is why they require no set up at all).
> Yeah, those are the ones I'm missing.
>> There are example commands for Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora provided in
>> the documentation:
>> With any luck, you're only a single command away from making DW4 work fine.
> <sigh>No one gives Slackware any respect anymore.<grumble>maybe
> because its missing half the libs needed to make a usuable box these days.
Ah, Slackware. Descended from SLS. I still have a box of SLS disk
images I downloaded from Delphi and installed on a '386sx-16, probably
in about 1994...
>> If you have any error other than simply missing the RXTX libs, that
>> would be a bug!
> Naa, just missing the RXTX libs. AFAIK anyway.
> This isn't your fault, don't intent do throw mud on you. I've been
> using a linux box with an ancient distro on it for a dw3 server, and
> its jre and everything else was too old for dw4, so I never payed any
> attention to dw4.
> But with my move, the CoCo is now next to a machine with a current-ish
> install, so if I wade through the missing-lib effect Slackware seems
> to have, I'll try dw4 again.
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