[Kst] Howto enable DirFile support on kst-2.0, WinXP platform?
Peter.Milne at d-tacq.com
Fri Jul 30 01:04:42 CEST 2010
On 07/29/2010 11:13 PM, Barth Netterfield wrote:
> We are currently working on windows dirfile support.... it will
> hopefully be usable 'soon', but it isn't yet.
I'll be very happy to help test it.
Meanwhile, we'll just have to try to convert the end-user to Linux :-)
> C. Barth Netterfield
> University of Toronto
> On Jul 29, 2010 5:59 PM, "Peter Milne" <Peter.Milne at d-tacq.com
> <mailto:Peter.Milne at d-tacq.com>> wrote:
> > Dear Kst
> > We're using kst 1.8 on native Linux desktops to plot a large amount of
> > data in binary DirFile format, and it works well.
> > However, for end-user reasons, now it becomes necessary to plot the same
> > data on WinXP. The kst 2.0 port looks promising, but neither the
> > precompiled kst-2.0.0-beta2, nor a fresh local build from SVN seem to
> > include this DirFile support.
> > It seems likely that the getdata plugin is needed, however, I can't make
> > it build under cygwin - ./configure works, but the make throws a huge
> > number of system header errors during compile.
> > - Has anyone used DirFile / getdata under WinXP?
> > - If you can give me a quick HOWTO, that would be great.
> > Also, please help with a gap in my understanding.
> > The product of building getdata is libgetdata.so.1 (presumably .dll
> > under WinXP).
> > However, shouldn't there also be a plugin named something like:
> > libkst2data_dirfile.a ?
> > The alternative is presumably to convert all the data to ascii,
> > however there will be about 50 shots, each 64 channels, 20K
> > points/channel, so I'm concerned that Ascii will be very slow - not
> > least since this data is hosted on a samba-export from an embedded
> > system - and in any case, the embedded system already generates DirFiles
> > which are a really good fit for this application!.
> > Thanks in advance
> > Peter
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