[Oorexx-devel] Exception in rexx.exe, please advise ... (Re: Questions, RFI on multithreading

2009-09-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, For this one: Scenario 1: 32-bit Windows (not tested on 64-bit Windows), exception in rexx.exe: Here I may get the following exception rexx.dll!00337328() [Frames below may be incorrect and/or missing, no symbols loaded for rexx.dll]

[Oorexx-devel] Now with the debug-version in the release branch (Re: Exception in rexx.exe, please advise ... (Re: Questions, RFI on multithreading

2009-09-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Rick McGuire wrote: Well, the first thing you should do is use the release build, not the trunk build. That version would be considered under construction at this point, since the exception stack handling is being redone. O.K., created it, and ran it a couple of times until an exception

[Oorexx-devel] [Fwd: Re: ooRexx Logo]

2009-09-14 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, Gray Wilson has come up with a set of new ooRexx logos on the oorexx-users list, which he offers for free use to the Rexx community (cf. enclosed e-mails)! Enclosed please find his announcement e-mail and a link to an impressive set of renderings of mime-type icons following the

[Oorexx-devel] Additional information (Re: Now with the debug-version in the release branch (Re: Exception in rexx.exe, please advise ... (Re: Questions, RFI on multithreading

2009-09-14 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
it is to invoke Rexx via BSF. * @author Rony G. Flatscher, 2001-04-27, 2007-09-10, 2009-09-11 */ public class TestNestedEngines { static BSFManager bm=null; // BSFManager of the Rexx instance that invoked this Java program static RexxProxy

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Additional information (Re: Now with the debug-version in the release branch (Re: Exception in rexx.exe, please advise ... (Re: Questions, RFI on multithreading

2009-09-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
that someone has additional ideas about what I should be looking into while working on this this coming weekend. ---rony Rony G. Flatscher wrote: Short of an example that would reliably produce an exception in the heavy multithreading scenario, maybe this descritpion of what happens in BSF4Rexx

[Oorexx-devel] Seems I got a version that creates an exceptin without BSF4Rexx (Re: Additional information (Re: Now with the debug-version in the release branch (Re: Exception in rexx.exe, please advi

2009-09-20 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
advise where I should upload the archive to (compiled, sourcecode, Makefile and def-file), which is about 290KB. Regards, ---rony Rony G. Flatscher wrote: One more observation: changing the Java code for the Java threads to not use the same Rexx interpreter instance (RII) as the previously

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Seems I got a version that creates an exceptin without BSF4Rexx (Re: Additional information (Re: Now with the debug-version in the release branch (Re: Exception in rexx.exe, please

2009-09-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Here is the URL where you can get the zip archive: http://wi.wu.ac.at/rgf/tmp/ooRexx/de_bug/. ---rony Rony G. Flatscher wrote: Played around all the weekend, trying to create a test case which would cause an exception in the context of employing multithreading heavily, without BSF4Rexx

[Oorexx-devel] Jean-Louis' docMusing ...

2009-09-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, Jean-Louis Faucher has done an incredible work on the rail-diagrams in the OOo-documentation, which he subsumes under the term docMusings. The rail-diagrams now really look like rail-diagrams, making it very easy (especially for necomers and end-user programmers) to understand the

[Oorexx-devel] Request for pointers, hints, help ...[Fwd: [ oorexx-Bugs-2865707 ] Multithreading problems, 2]

2009-09-25 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
a full copy of the comment thread, including the initial issue submission, for this request, not just the latest update. Category: Interpreter Group: Next Release Status: Pending Resolution: Fixed Priority: 5 Private: No Submitted By: Rony G. Flatscher (orexx) Assigned to: Rick McGuire (bigrixx

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Request for pointers, hints, help ...[Fwd: [ oorexx-Bugs-2865707 ] Multithreading problems, 2]

2009-09-25 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Rick McGuire wrote: Ok, I see the problem. Please only report one problem per bug report. I'm able to reproduce the problem by running run_90_testgroup.cmd, but the requirement to run that program got lost in the bulk of this large bug report. These are distinctly separate problems and

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Request for pointers, hints, help ...[Fwd: [ oorexx-Bugs-2865707 ] Multithreading problems, 2]

2009-09-25 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Rick McGuire wrote: Please open a new problem for the run_90_testgroup problem. Thanks: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detailaid=2866554group_id=119701atid=684730. ---rony -- Come build with us! The

[Oorexx-devel] Thread data per Rexx thread ?

2009-09-27 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Is it possible to have thread data per Rexx thread to store and retrieve Rexx thread dependent information? Something like the simple void *applicationData; for a RexxInstance, e.g. a simple void *threadApplicationData for the RexxThreadInterface. (This would allow to store Rexx thread dependent

[Oorexx-devel] Questions ad AttachThread() (Re: Thread data per Rexx thread ?

2009-09-27 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Just a question: if issuing AttachThread() multiple times for the same thread, would the same thread context pointer be returned or a new one constructed each time? Is the Rexx instance maintaining any thread-related data as long as a Rexx thread exists at all? ---rony Rony G. Flatscher wrote

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Questions ad AttachThread() (Re: Thread data per Rexx thread ?

2009-09-27 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Rick McGuire wrote: On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 6:18 AM, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: Just a question: if issuing AttachThread() multiple times for the same thread, would the same thread context pointer be returned or a new one constructed each time

Re: [Oorexx-devel] ooRexx API Problem on Windows

2009-09-28 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Rick McGuire wrote: It's also used in the unit tests and Rony appears to be using it in BSFRexx, so I'm fairly confident it works. This sounds like a problem with either a stale thread context pointer or some sort of memory overlay has clobbered the interface vector. Yes, BSF4Rexx uses

Re: [Oorexx-devel] ooRexx API Problem on Windows

2009-09-28 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
: fprintf(stderr, \t--- ra~size=[%Zu]\n, rtc-ArraySize(ra));fflush(stderr); HTH, ---rony Rony G. Flatscher wrote: Rick McGuire wrote: It's also used in the unit tests and Rony appears to be using it in BSFRexx, so I'm fairly confident it works. This sounds like a problem

[Oorexx-devel] 'self' in class methods: bug or feature ?

2009-09-29 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
In the context of an assignment for a student (creating a frameword for vCalendar and vCard) the following concept has been developed: * create a root class with a class attribute attr and values which both will get array values from subclasses, that determine the attributes which

[Oorexx-devel] Question/requesting knowhow for associating an icon with a filetype on Unix-based systems....

2009-10-10 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, A question ad associating icons with filetypes: on Windows I was able to research where the icon for a filetype gets defined (in the registry). However, I have not been able to find information for Unix-based systems. It seems that these associations may be defined in the form of

[Oorexx-devel] Questionnaire on filename extension (Re: Requesting ideas for filename extension ...

2009-10-12 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Chip Davis wrote: I'm with Klass on this one, Rony. And you really should avoid case-sensitivity as well. There are only three pieces of information that the extension must convey: 'Rexx', 'BSF4Rexx(Java)', and 'OpenOffice'. It's not necessary to specify that it is Open Object

[Oorexx-devel] make deb - problem: no fakeroot command ?

2009-10-12 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Trying to build the 64-bit ooRexx from trunk, following unix-like-build.txt directions. - Checked out trunk, put it into a directory oorexx-4.0.0 - Ran autoconf bootstrap, then ./bootstrap, then ./configure --disable-static, then creating a tmp dir, then make DESTDIR=`pwd`/tmp deb - after

Re: [Oorexx-devel] make deb - problem: no fakeroot command ?

2009-10-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Mark, thanks to your pointers I was able to create a 64-bit version from trunk! A sudo apt-get fakeroot or sudo apt-get fakeroot-ng does not yield a package at all! Obviously I am a little bit overworked as in the above I totally missed the install keyword. But even so, it would

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Requesting ideas for filename extension ...

2009-10-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Moritz, as Chip has pointed out it is not a problem w.r.t. hashbang lines or the like, but an attempt to get at unique filetypes that one can then use to associate icons with filetypes. I would not use file extensions that are longer than 3 characters - it's just not handy when working

[Oorexx-devel] A problem, uncovered under Linux, how to proceed ?

2009-10-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, (stting in a workshop) today I have been able to not only create a 64-bit deb package, but also a 32-bit deb package for ooRexx from trunk, rev. 5257. These versions are used to run the BSF4Rexx testsuite (as for the heavy multithreading tests some post-release bugifxes in ooRexx are

Re: [Oorexx-devel] A problem, uncovered under Linux, how to proceed ?

2009-10-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
this behaviour! Again, thank you very much again for pointing at your interesting post of September 30th. Regards, ---rony Mark Miesfeld wrote: On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:03 AM, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: (stting in a workshop) today I have been able to not only

[Oorexx-devel] Thanks (Re: Requesting ideas for filename extension ...

2009-10-18 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Data, Inc. (910) 285-7200 da...@safedatausa.com -Original Message- From: Rony G. Flatscher [mailto:rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at] Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 3:01 AM To: Open Object Rexx Developer Mailing List Subject: Re: [Oorexx-devel] Requesting ideas for filename

[Oorexx-devel] rexx -v not working on Unix ?

2009-10-18 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, just came up with testing a little script which is supposed to find out the bitness of the installed ooRexx interpreter using rexx -v | rxqueue and then parsing the Address mode: line. This works fine on Windows, but on 32-bit Linux it always brings up the following error message:

[Oorexx-devel] Announcing Beta of BSF4ooRexx

2009-10-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
of interesting problem solving applications with this technology. Rony G. Flatscher WU Vienna (Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien, WU) Vienna, 2009-10-21 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- Some hints ad Java

[Oorexx-devel] Question ad .context~package in a required file, or: how to add a public routine dynamically and making it globally available in ooRexx 4.0 ?

2009-10-29 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Working on making the log4rexx framework (cf. http://wi.wu.ac.at:8002/rgf/rexx/orx18/log4r/) usable under ooRexx 4.0 I am stumbling over a problem that has to do with the intent of making a public routine dynamically available using .context~package and addPublicRoutine(...). This is the sequence

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Question ad .context~package in a required file, or: how to add a public routine dynamically and making it globally available in ooRexx 4.0 ?

2009-10-29 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Rony G. Flatscher wrote: Working on making the log4rexx framework (cf. http://wi.wu.ac.at:8002/rgf/rexx/orx18/log4r/) usable under ooRexx 4.0 I am stumbling over a problem that has to do with the intent of making a public routine dynamically available using .context~package

[Oorexx-devel] log4rexx - Adapted for ooRexx

2009-10-29 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, for the Tampa symposium I developed and introduced a log4rexx class library/framework, which has been modelled oafter log4j. In essence it allows one to include log-statements in a Rexx program which remains in the code. Depending on the loggers in place you could then use this to

[Oorexx-devel] filespec-BIF on Linux

2009-10-30 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Got the following error report from an log4rexx user under Linux: 641 *-* log4rexx.home=filespec(Drive, fullPath) || filespec(Path, fullPath) 331 *-* fileName=findConfigFile() -- try to find config file 97 *-* self~configure -- get configuration

[Oorexx-devel] New version ... (Re: [RexxLA] log4rexx - Adapted for ooRexx

2009-10-30 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, Because there was an error caused by using the filspec()-BIF with the Drive option on Linux a fix was necessary. Hence you can find the new archive on the overview page http://wi.wu-wien.ac.at/rgf/rexx/orx18/log4r/ or directly

[Oorexx-devel] Announcing BETA 2 of BSF4ooRexx (a Halloween edition ; ) ...)

2009-10-31 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, this is to announce a new BETA 2 for BSF4ooRexx, which allows one to use all of the Java functionality from Rexx. It can be found here: http://wi.wu.ac.at/rgf/rexx/bsf4oorexx/current/. This version fixes a few reported glitches and fixes an installation bug for the OpenOffice.org

[Oorexx-devel] Cannot compile ooRexx for Windows using latest rev. 5307

2009-11-07 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, trying to build ooRexx from trunk (rev. 5307) yields the following errors and aborts the build process: rexxutil.cpp(5621) : error C2065: 'WC_ERR_INVALID_CHARS' : undeclared identifier rexxutil.cpp(5649): error C2065: 'WC_ERR_INVALID_CHARS' : undeclared identifier

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Cannot compile ooRexx for Windows using latest rev.5307

2009-11-07 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Bonsoir Jean-Louis, On my system, WC_ERR_INVALID_CHARS is defined when WINVER = 0x0600 (in winnls.h) If I understand correctly http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa383745(VS.85).aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa383745%28VS.85%29.aspx, this is the case for Window 7, Windows

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Cannot compile ooRexx for Windows using latest rev. 5307

2009-11-07 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Mark, trying to build ooRexx from trunk (rev. 5307) yields the following errors and aborts the build process: rexxutil.cpp(5621) : error C2065: 'WC_ERR_INVALID_CHARS' : undeclared identifier rexxutil.cpp(5649): error C2065: 'WC_ERR_INVALID_CHARS' : undeclared identifier This is using

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Cannot compile ooRexx for Windows using latest rev. 5307

2009-11-07 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Mark Miesfeld wrote: On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Mark Miesfeld miesf...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 8:03 AM, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: Just went to http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb980924.aspx which offers a SDK supporitng

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Opinions Wanted

2010-01-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Mike Cowlishaw wrote: There is a third path that one might consider, if it makes sense (in particular, the package needs to have some kind of persistent state, or able to get at some from the Rexx implementation), and that is: let the user choose. APL (I think it was) does

[Oorexx-devel] ooRexxShell in incubator

2010-01-13 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, just wanted to point out Jean-Louis' ooRexxShell which can be found at (single file): http://oorexx.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/oorexx/incubator/ooRexxShell/ Here the accompanying readme-file: 1 ooRexxShell, derived from rexxtry. 2 3 This shell supports

Re: [Oorexx-devel] [incubator] orxcurses under Windows with PDCurses

2010-02-03 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Jean-Louis, Maybe you downloaded the sdl version of pdcurses ? (pdc34dlls.zip) This one depends on SDL.dll, that could explain the problem... If you have depends.exe (http://dependencywalker.com), try : depends orxncurses.dll I downloaded pdc34dll.zip. Thank you very much for your

Re: [Oorexx-devel] NCurses for ooRexx 4.0

2010-02-04 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
David: If you discover problems or weird behaviour please let me know. just peeking and poking on Windows using pdcurses and ncurses from trunk. Some test scripts fail, e.g. test3-6.rex: F:\work\svn\oorexx\incubator\orxcursestest3-6.rex 44 *-* lf = '.window~ASCII_LF~d2c()

[Oorexx-devel] Cannot compile Windows debug version (rev. 5545) from trunk

2010-02-09 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, tried to compile the current trunk (rev. 5545) for Windows, but stumble over: Compiling oodMessaging.cpp cl /EHsc /nologo /D:_X86_ /DWIN32 -DORX_VER=4 -DORX_REL=0 -DORX_MOD=0 -DOOREXX_BLD=5545 -DOOREXX_COPY_YEAR=\2005-2009\ /W3 /D_CRT_SECURE_NO_DEPRECATE

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Cannot compile Windows debug version (rev. 5545) from trunk

2010-02-09 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Mark, thank you for your pointers, which helped me resolve the problem (making sure that the newest of the installed SDKs gets used). --- Maybe one more question: the ooRexx build script makeorx.bat uses killer rxapi.exe to kill rxapi.exe. It now yields the following error:

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Building ooRexx on Windows

2010-02-09 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Mark, On 09.02.2010 19:26, Mark Miesfeld wrote: Since the Windows SDKs are free, the build requirement does not seem to me to be a problem. But, it could mean someone has to update their SDK level. Some people might see that as a problem. So, I've been toying with the idea of adding a way

[Oorexx-devel] How to determine whether it is safe to interact with a Rexx instance ?

2010-02-10 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
With the new version of BSF4ooRexx it has become possible to asynchroneously send Rexx objects messages from the Java side. Currently it is possible that a Rexx program ends/exits, but that there are still Java threads that send messages to Rexx objects. In such a case the behaviour of ooRexx

[Oorexx-devel] USE

2010-02-10 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
The following program demonstrates that USE STRICT ARG in the routine aha1() is assigning the two arguments correctly to the two local variables ONE and TWO, although these two variables are not delimited with a comma: a=hallo b=.object~new call aha1 a, b call aha2 a, b

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Do Over Question

2010-03-11 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 12.03.2010 01:42, Gil Barmwater wrote: OK, thanks for the explanation. I understand now why my test code failed. Rick McGuire wrote: The rules behind the entire MAKE process is that the value returned must be of the type requested. That is obj~class == .array in the case of

[Oorexx-devel] Gamma-version of BSF4ooRexx available ...

2010-03-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, today I was able to finalize the last version of BSF4ooRexx, before releasing it GA, hence dubbed gamma: http://wi.wu.ac.at/rgf/rexx/bsf4oorexx/current/ Great effort was put into overhauling the installation procedures such, that everyone should be able to easily install it on

[Oorexx-devel] When will the 4.0.1 refresh be available ?

2010-03-22 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, when will the refresh be available? Any timetable? ---rony -- Download Intel#174; Parallel Studio Eval Try the new software tools for yourself. Speed compiling, find bugs proactively, and fine-tune

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Regular expression progress

2010-05-08 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Indeed, your progress has been great, witnessing the commits and analyzing the test cases and comparing them to the Java specs (and now seeing you are going beyond it to add additional useful features, making the regex package even more powerful). There is one particular feature which I think

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Regular expression progress

2010-05-08 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
One caveat though: regular expressions are very powerful, but (since a lot of Perlish style (PCRE) in the form of cryptic letters at certain positions meaning something specific, shines through) hard to learn and hard to keep the acquired knowledge, if one does not use them for a longer

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Regular expression progress

2010-05-08 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 08.05.2010 22:48, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: One caveat though: regular expressions are very powerful, but (since a lot of Perlish style (PCRE) in the form of cryptic letters at certain positions meaning something specific, shines through) hard to learn and hard to keep the acquired knowledge

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Reusable patterns in regex

2010-05-12 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 12.05.2010 14:50, Rick McGuire wrote: I have the reusable pattern stuff working in my regex version. Right now, I just have a couple of predefined patterns defined as a starting point. I intend on adding lots of additional predefined patterns to the compiler based on various cookbook

[Oorexx-devel] Spotted: experimental ooDicalog with Unicode support !!

2010-05-14 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, not sure who has been following the commits to all of the ooRexx project, hence I would like to draw the attention to Jean-Louis incubator projects. He has been working/experimenting in creating great looking rail-diagrams for the ooRexx documentation (cf. oorexx\incubator\DocMusings),

[Oorexx-devel] ooRexx-API-Prerequisites for tackling an ooRexx development environment

2010-05-22 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Seeing that there is activity in creating/updating/enhancing Eclipse-based ooRexx editors, one possible track would be to then use the existing Eclipse infrastructure and plugins to devise an ooRexx GUI-development environment (GDE). If such an ooRexx-GDE is to be developed, which may well take a

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Question relating to native API and ooDialog

2010-05-30 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Jon, I can't think of any other way around this problem than through the loophole you are proposing to close. another possibility would be as follows (very sketchy): * create a worker method, that runs unguarded in its own thread, establishes the contact via RexxSQL and goes into

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Question relating to native API and ooDialog

2010-05-31 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Jon: On 31.05.2010 17:08, Sahananda (Jon) Wolfers wrote: The more I think about this the less happy I become. Don't worry, be happy! ;) Rony's solution would also mean that all RDBMS interaction would have to go through the daemon as it sits on the thread where the connections work, and so

[Oorexx-devel] An example for a single server servicing multiple clients from different threads (Re: Question relating to native API and ooDialog

2010-05-31 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Jon: here is the code of two programs that you should save (watch for line-breaks). The first program should be named server.rex, the second useServer.rex. Invoke as rexx useServer.rex [nrClients [useReplyInClientToo]] ... nrClients: if not given defaults to '1'

Re: [Oorexx-devel] An example for a single server servicing multiple clients from different threads (Re: Question relating to native API and ooDialog

2010-05-31 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Jon: On 31.05.2010 19:02, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: here is the code of two programs that you should save (watch for line-breaks). The first program should be named server.rex, the second useServer.rex. Invoke as rexx useServer.rex [nrClients [useReplyInClientToo]] ... nrClients

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Question relating to native API and ooDialog

2010-06-01 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Jon, On 01.06.2010 07:55, Sahananda (Jon) Wolfers wrote: Happiness is proving to be a little more ellusive than that. :) Rexx\SQL is thread-safe as of Version 2.5 where the Database client software is thread-safe. This is good. Rexx\SQL reports whether the client is known to be thread

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Fwd: Can you help the Open Object Rexx Project?

2010-06-03 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 03.06.2010 17:37, Mark Miesfeld wrote: On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 8:15 AM, David Ashley david.ashley@gmail.com mailto:david.ashley@gmail.com wrote: Thank you for your very generous offer. The ooRexx project will accept your offer of a dedicated zLinux partition. Here are our

[Oorexx-devel] Question ad FindClass()-API

2010-06-08 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
The FindClass()-API does not find a public class in the current Rexx thread context, which however can be found by the Rexx code that gets executed in the same Rexx thread context (fetching a Rexx object from a cache in the native code and sending it a message from the native code). There is no

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Question ad FindClass()-API

2010-06-08 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 08.06.2010 11:40, Rick McGuire wrote: On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 5:27 AM, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: The FindClass()-API does not find a public class in the current Rexx thread context, which however can be found by the Rexx code that gets executed in the same

Re: [Oorexx-devel] New Build Systems

2010-06-17 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 6/16/2010 11:34 PM, David Ashley wrote: Moritz Hoffmann has kindly donated copies of Windows 7 (x86 and x64) and their associated SDKs to the build system environment. I will be incorporating these along with Ubuntu over the next week or so. Let's all give a vote of appreciation to

[Oorexx-devel] ooRexx classes for processing vCard, hCard, iCalendar and hCalendar data

2010-06-19 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, today I uploaded the Master Thesis of a student, Johannes Paul Bielohaubek, entitled Controlling and Transforming vCards, hCards,iCalendars and hCalendarswith the Help of ooRexx to: http://wi.wu-wien.ac.at/rgf/diplomarbeiten/index.htm#dipl_201006. Here's the abstract: /Abstract

[Oorexx-devel] Windows: Desktop refresh API ?

2010-06-28 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, the WindowsManager class' method broadcastSettingChanged works as designed. However, if one changes file-associations programmatically the iconcache.db is not updated immediately and the changes are not visible immediately (and broadcastSettingChanged does not work for iconcache.db).

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Windows: Desktop refresh API ?

2010-06-30 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
the icons may need to be refreshed. author: Rony G. Flatscher, WU date:2010-06-30 license: Apache Version 2.0 license - Copyright 2010 Rony G. Flatscher Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0

[Oorexx-devel] Any debug-APIs for ooRexx planned in the near future ?

2010-07-11 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, still flooded with end-of-semester related tasks for a few more days, hence still in land-under-water mode. However, there are two students who are interested in investigating and creating a proof-of-concept for a portable ooRexx GUI development environment. In order for them to really

[Oorexx-devel] RFC: mimetype to be defined for ooRexx based programs

2010-07-26 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, in the process of creating a program that is supposed to setup file associations on Windows and Linux, I have the need to define mimetypes, hence this request for comment (RFC). Currently, I am thinking of defining them to be: * ooRexx: application/x-oorexx extensions: .cls,

Re: [Oorexx-devel] RFC: mimetype to be defined for ooRexx based programs

2010-07-26 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Thank you David ! Do you think then that instead of * ooRexx: application/x-oorexx extensions: .cls, .orx, .rex, .rexx, testUnit * BSF4ooRexx: application/x-oorexx-java extensions: .jrexx, .rexxj, .rxj * OOo-Rexx: application/x-oorexx-java-ooo extension:

[Oorexx-devel] RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, experimenting with the Linux installation of BSF4ooRexx I am wondering whether it was o.k. for everyone if I would install BSF4ooRexx as the subdirectory /opt/ooRexx/bsf4oorexx ? This way the new vesions of BSF4ooRexx would be located in a firmly defined directory, controlled by the

Re: [Oorexx-devel] RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 02.08.2010 19:13, Mark Miesfeld wrote: Did you test that it wouldn't get deleted if ooRexx is uninstalled? No, thought dpkg was as nice as the latest ooRexx packages, but it is not. Everything gets wiped out, if running complete deinstall. So never mind, that's not a solution I could

Re: [Oorexx-devel] RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 02.08.2010 20:14, CVBruce wrote: I know that I wrote the ooRexx V4.0.1 scripts for MacOS preflight and postflight to touch only the things that were ooRexx. Oops, almost forgot to ask: is there (somewhere) a version of ooRexx 4.0.1 for MacOS that people could download from? ---rony

Re: [Oorexx-devel] RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 02.08.2010 20:14, CVBruce wrote: I know that I wrote the ooRexx V4.0.1 scripts for MacOS preflight and postflight to touch only the things that were ooRexx. They will not remove BSF4Rexx if present. Hmm, then this is about the install/deinstall scripts of the providers (hence the

Re: [Oorexx-devel] RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 02.08.2010 21:03, Mark Miesfeld wrote: On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:28 AM, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: On 02.08.2010 20:14, CVBruce wrote: I know that I wrote the ooRexx V4.0.1 scripts for MacOS preflight and postflight to touch only the things that were

[Oorexx-devel] MacOS ... (Re: RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Bruce, On 02.08.2010 20:46, CVBruce wrote: 1. I guess I'm that person. I modified the preflight and postflight scripts from ooRexx V3.2 I added in the necessary stuff to get the rxapi daemon running. I chose not to touch anything other than ooRexx, just incase BSF4Rexx was

Re: [Oorexx-devel] RFC: Installing BSF4ooRexx into ooRexx home directory ?

2010-08-02 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 02.08.2010 21:59, David Ashley wrote: Mark is absolutely correct in feeling that installing packages inside other packages is a big no-no. It violates the Linux file system standard (Lbig time. I would suggest that BSF4Rexx be installed directly in /opt/BSF4Rexx and that is should make

[Oorexx-devel] Question ad Linux-ooRexx installation (symbolic vs. hard links to /usr/bin)

2010-08-03 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
While experimenting with symbolic and hard links on a 64-bit Ubuntu Linux, I stumbled over the following observation: * if calling the ooRexx supplied Rexx programs rexxtry.rex or rxftp.cls ooRexx can find and execute these programs, although they are symbollically linked to

[Oorexx-devel] Fwd: Re: Question ad Linux-ooRexx installation (symbolic vs. hard links to /usr/bin)

2010-08-03 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
links to /usr/bin) From: Rony G Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu.ac.at Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 19:04:09 +0200 To: Open Object Rexx Developer Mailing List oorexx-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Great, thank you very much, David ! Rony G Flatscher @ iPhone Am 03.08.2010 um 18:19 schrieb David Ashley

[Oorexx-devel] Where to link/copy the 32- and 64-bit shared libraries to on a 64-bit Linux system ? (Re: Revised SPEC file for SLES/SLED/etc

2010-08-11 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
David: when running a 64-bit Linux system there are (on Ubuntu64) /usr/lib, /usr/lib32 and /usr/lib64 available. Now, where should I put the 32- (into /usr/lib32 ?) and 64-bit (into /usr/lib64) libBSFooRexx.so, and in addition the version that should get used into /usr/lib ? Currently, if a

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Where to link/copy the 32- and 64-bit shared libraries to on a 64-bit Linux system ? (Re: Revised SPEC file for SLES/SLED/etc

2010-08-11 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
:44 AM, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: David: when running a 64-bit Linux system there are (on Ubuntu64) /usr/lib, /usr/lib32 and /usr/lib64 available. Now, where should I put the 32- (into /usr/lib32 ?) and 64-bit (into /usr/lib64) libBSFooRexx.so, and in addition the version that should get

Re: [Oorexx-devel] WSH bugs in tracker

2010-08-11 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
As far as I can recall there is an open promise to turn to implementing the WSH/ActiveX functionality for the new ooRexx interpreters, sometimes after 4.0 goes GA. The reasons given back then (why it did not get implemented for the initial 4.0) were that no code from the 3.x line could be used

[Oorexx-devel] A question related to 64-bit ooRexx on Linux ...

2010-08-14 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, while working on the 64-Bit-Ubuntu-Linux platform, I have been hit with the following error from ooRexx: o...@ronylinux:/opt/BSF4ooRexx/install$ rexx /usr/bin/UNO.CLS 318 *-* ::requires UNO_XINTERFACES.RXO-- get the list of all of UNO XInterface classes EX0003E:

Re: [Oorexx-devel] A question related to 64-bit ooRexx on Linux ...

2010-08-14 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: Hi there, while working on the 64-Bit-Ubuntu-Linux platform, I have been hit with the following error from ooRexx: o...@ronylinux:/opt/BSF4ooRexx/install$ rexx /usr/bin/UNO.CLS 318 *-* ::requires UNO_XINTERFACES.RXO-- get the list

Re: [Oorexx-devel] A question related to 64-bit ooRexx on Linux ...

2010-08-15 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 14.08.2010 22:26, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: On 14.08.2010 22:02, Mark Miesfeld wrote: Are you sure it works on 32 bit? No, will look into this tomorrow (am too exhausted without food for almost all day, and could start to write books on Linux setup thingies...). :) If it makes

[Oorexx-devel] Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and 64-bit)

2010-08-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, after experimenting the whole day, I have not yet come to a conclusion about the cause of a runtime problem I have been experiencing with ooRexx 4.0.1 on 32- and 64-bit Ubuntu: * when requiring UNO.CLS which requires other Rexx packages itself, an error along the following

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and 64-bit)

2010-08-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
... cut ... This would be needed to recreate the problem as I have been facing it: * get Ubuntu, * uninstall the Ubuntu-OOo via synaptic manager (they tamper with the genuine OpenOffice, unfortunately, harming the Java interface to OOo, which is exploited by BSF4ooRexx),

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and 64-bit)

2010-08-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
AM, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: Hi there, after experimenting the whole day, I have not yet come to a conclusion about the cause of a runtime problem I have been experiencing with ooRexx 4.0.1 on 32- and 64-bit Ubuntu: when requiring UNO.CLS which requires other

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and64-bit)

2010-08-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 16.08.2010 19:27, Mike Cowlishaw wrote: I might take a look at this, this weekend, if I have time. Unfortunately, the set up required is a deterrring factor. This would seem to be an excellent example of the use of a virtual machine ... with a standard virtual machine with Ubuntu on

[Oorexx-devel] Additional info (Re: Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and 64-bit)

2010-08-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
, which runs successfully (!): cmd=rexx testOOo.rxo say cmd/* displays the string above */ cmd HTH, ---rony On 16.08.2010 20:17, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: Hi Mark, On 16.08.2010 19:02, Mark Miesfeld wrote: I know how frustrating these types

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and64-bit)

2010-08-16 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
working with since yesterday). Many thanks for all of the efforts in advance! Maybe Rick found the possible cause already, which would be just awesome! Again, many thanks to everybody helping! ---rony On 08/16/2010 01:19 PM, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: On 16.08.2010 19:27, Mike Cowlishaw wrote

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Linux question: alternatives for gnome-open ?

2010-08-19 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 19.08.2010 22:02, Mike Cowlishaw wrote: How about just using the URL as the command? On Windows that will open the WWW page using the default browser. Unfortunately, that does not work. ---rony -- This SF.net email

[Oorexx-devel] Solved! (Re: Linux question: alternatives for gnome-open ?

2010-08-19 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
, at 1:02 PM, Mike Cowlishaw wrote: How about just using the URL as the command? On Windows that will open the WWW page using the default browser. *From:* Rony G. Flatscher [mailto:rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Mime-Types

2010-08-20 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Erico, On 20.08.2010 18:07, Erico Mendonca wrote: On 8/19/2010 at 05:24 PM, in message 4c6d92f1.6090...@wu-wien.ac.at, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: Thank you all very much for your kind help! Just stumbled over xdg-open which is available

[Oorexx-devel] Problems compiling 64-bit ooRexx for 64-bit Linux (Ubuntu) and installing it

2010-08-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, in the need of a 64-bit ooRexx from trunk, I checked out ooRexx from Sourceforge. * Changed into main/trunk, created a subdir tmp, * ran from main/trunk/tmp the command ../conifugre --disable-static followed by make * then issuing a make install (to have it installed

[Oorexx-devel] Another attempt to no avail .. (Re: Problems compiling 64-bit ooRexx for 64-bit Linux (Ubuntu) and installing it

2010-08-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, this thime I remained in main/trunk, issued a ./configure, make and then sudo make install with the following output: r...@ronylinux:~/dev/oorexx/main/trunk$ sudo make install cp ./extensions/rxregexp/rxregexp.cls ./ cp ./extensions/rxftp/rxftp.cls ./ cp

[Oorexx-devel] Request to apply patch (Re: Removing fileno()-block resolves the problem (Re: Request for help on (Ubuntu) Linux (32- and64-bit)

2010-08-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 17.08.2010 15:05, Rony G. Flatscher wrote: Done: * bug report https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detailaid=3046998group_id=119701atid=684730 containg link to the * patch at: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detailaid=3046995group_id=119701atid=684732. Many

Re: [Oorexx-devel] Another attempt to no avail .. (Re: Problems compiling 64-bit ooRexx for 64-bit Linux (Ubuntu) and installing it

2010-08-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
On 21.08.2010 22:44, Jean-Louis Faucher wrote: If I'm not wrong, a closing quote is missing in trunk/Makefile.am Replace sed -e s/^VER=/VER=$(ORX_MAJOR)/ -e s/^REL=/REL=$(ORX_AGE)/ -e s/^MOD=/MOD=$(ORX_REVISION) \ by sed -e s/^VER=/VER=$(ORX_MAJOR)/ -e s/^REL=/REL=$(ORX_AGE)/ -e

[Oorexx-devel] For the adventurous ...

2010-08-21 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi there, it looks as if the 32-bit-Linux installer/deinstaller now work. So those of you who are a little bit adventurous may want to take a first look at it. Here are the necessary steps: * create a Rexx interpreter from trunk, after applying the patch

Re: [Oorexx-devel] For the adventurous ...

2010-08-22 Thread Rony G. Flatscher
Hi Erico, On 22.08.2010 01:32, Erico Mendonca wrote: On 8/21/2010 at 07:19 PM, in message 4c7050fc.3060...@wu-wien.ac.at, Rony G. Flatscher rony.flatsc...@wu-wien.ac.at wrote: P.S.: On 64-Bit-Ubuntu there is an issue with 64-bit-Java loading the 64-bit-so; have to look

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