[CentOS] Upgrade=Broken x86_64
sam at wa4phy.net
Tue Oct 18 20:45:47 UTC 2005
Tony Schreiner wrote:
> I'm guessing you are talking about the NCAR graphics system. How was
> this software installed? It's not any kind of CentOS package that I
> am aware of (could be wrong though).
> I think you need to examine the error returns of your function calls
> more closely. In GKS, a workstation is a general term for a graphics
> device, and in your case, it looks like the metafile is the graphics
> device. You need to find out why it is unable to open the file.
> You are correct Tony, it's the ncar graphics. The sofware was built
> and installed by me, in the normal (recommended) location,
> /usr/local/ncarg and the companion language, ncl in /usr/local/ncl.
> All things worked before the upgrade, so apparently some permissions
> got changed somewhere along the way. In addition to the workstation
> not opening, there is an error allocating colors, and setting
> foreground with undefined results. It appears to be X related, but
> not positive. There is also an error reported by libhlu.a (Error.o)
> which is the high level utilities from NCL. Again, it appears on the
> outset to be permissions since root will open the files normally and
> execute the script. I just don't see anywhere right off that has had
> permissions changed from what they were, at least not in any of the
> /usr/local/* directories.
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