Re: [ROOT] Problem in running stress.cxx in ROOT

From: Rene Brun (
Date: Tue Jan 06 2004 - 17:27:39 MET

Hi Nicolas,

As the first instruction of the function stress, you can add the following:

   //just in case an interactive version runs stress.cxx, check that
   //libEvent library is loaded
   if (!gROOT->GetClass("Event")) gSystem->Load("libEvent");

I have added this stement in the CVS version.

Rene Brun

Nicolas Arnaud wrote:
> Hello,
> I just started to use ROOT version 3.10/02 on linux and I don't fully succeed in running
> the test program stress.cxx in root.
> I'm working with the ${ROOTSYS}/test/ directory copied in my own area. All files compile
> well with gmake and I have no problem when I run stress interactively: the required
> library is found as I have added "." in my LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
> On the other end, this library is not found when running stress in root and I get the
> following message:
> Error in <TUnixSystem::DynamicPathName>:
> $(ROOTSYS)/test/libEvent[.so | .sl | .dl | .a] does not exist in .:/root/lib:/root/lib
> where .:/root/lib:/root/lib is my LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
> It seems that root is looking for the library in the original test directory
> ${ROOTSYS}/test and not in mine! Indeed, if I insert the line
> .L
> before running stress with .x stress.cxx(30), everything works well.
> Which setting did I miss?
> Thanks for your help,
> Nicolas

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