Re: [tablix-list] gtablix without clusterconf error

From: Tomaz Solc <tomaz.solcREMOVE@THISsiol.net>
Date: Tue Feb 22 2005 - 16:55:36 CET

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Hi

| I'm wondering if a)it would be sensible to modify helpers.pm to
| eliminate the fatal run time error

I believe code regarding Clusterconf should be removed from G-Tablix.
Clusterconf is a utility that was written specially for Tablix on
Morphix distribution and it is not (and should not be) used anywhere
else. Most certainly G-Tablix should not depend on it.

| Also, as you may recall, I've previously asked about the possibilty
| of using day1,day2,...,day7 instead of Mon,...,Sun. Speculating
| wildly here, if it were planned for more aspects of tablix at some
| time in the future to be end user configurable, I wonder if the
| 'Settings' tab in gtablix would be a sensible place to display and
| modify the configuration file that might be needed
| (/etc/tablix.conf?).

0.2 branch of Tablix will be much more flexible once it is finished.
There is an example version 0.2 configuration file on the Wiki. Among
other things, it will allow you to name each day.

On the other hand I don't think a central configuration file for Tablix
would be a good idea. What settings exactly would be stored in there? I
can't think of many settings that do not change between different
timetabling problems.

| One could also set PVM_ROOT here.

PVM_ROOT environment is required by PVM, not Tablix. It is also only
required when PVM is installed by hand. Binary packages usually don't
need it (for example Debian PVM packages). I don't think code for
detecting this should be in Tablix.

| gtablix docs (In short, line4) say "...you can run gtablix.pl".
| Iirc, the file on my system is named 'gtablix' (no .pl).

Bostjan, would it be also possible to change the top directory in the
tar.gz from "project" to something like "gtablix-0.0.7"? It is a kind of
standard.

Best regards
Tomaz Solc
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