Re: Re: ppc64

From: Peter Elmer <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 10:42:47 +0100


On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 04:10:22PM +0100, Henning Kiel wrote:
> I managed to compile root_v4.02.00 on my linux-ppc64 box (dual POWER3,
> 200MHz)
> I had to --disable-xrootd (because it claimed that it did not know my
> arch).

  Presumably the extra arch can be added so that it is recognized, but is there a machine around someplace where we can do a compile and run-time test?


Then the file
> root/asimage/src/libAfterImage/config.guess
> was too old. I used instead:
> root/freetype/src/freetype-2.1.3/builds/unix/config.guess
> and everything compiled fine.
> started root and got the X11 splash screen, then the text prompt, but I
> could not type in text.
> When I killed root from another console, the text I typed appeared at the
> shell prompt (where I started root and typed in).
> I have libreadline installed on my system and it seems to work fine. Does
> root use readline or something different?
> I also started "sh" in test/ which compiled a lot and then
> complained that does not exist (environment was set correctly.
> lib/ really does not exist)
> Running "root demos.C" in tutorials/ opened a window (~50x500 pixel) with
> no content. but that may be due to my slow connection to where the machine
> is (but I waited rather long...)
> running "root tb.C" with the file tb.C being "{new TBrowser;}" works fine
> and opens the TBrowser (rather quick).
> Chau,
> Henning

Peter Elmer E-mail: Phone: +41 (22) 767-4644 Address: CERN Division PPE, Bat. 32 2C-14, CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland
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