[Kst] kst on amd linux 64

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Fri Nov 21 17:37:23 CET 2003

On November 21, 2003 11:00 am, Ted Kisner wrote:
> > But why would it come back with nothing... hmmm....
> This sounds like the infamous "not all fields listed in the format file are
> present" bug.  I forget if someone fixed this recently...
> Simon--  Are all the fields listed in the format file actually present in
> the directory?  If not, this is likely the problem.

The first one listed in the 'format' file is the one that is needed.

> > Ted: I looked at your getdata - looks great.  My only question is weather
> > we want to compile in putdata...
> Not sure, will kst every need to write dirfile format files?

Perhaps, but I think that we want to move to the new .mdt style format for 
written files before we add writing - the big problem with PutData is that it 
doesn't (and perhaps shouldn't) modify 'format'

> Also note that in my version of GetNFrames, the function call expects the
> name of the field you want information about (since different fields can
> have differing numbers of frames).

There is an architectual issue here in kst - DataSources don't know what you 
are going to read from them....  We may change this. (I think we need to...)

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