Re: [greenstone-devel] MGPP (2.71 build problem)

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 26 Jan 2007 14:15:06 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] MGPP (2.71 build problem)
In-Reply-To (45B06B71-60508-gmx-net)
Hi Jens,

>>Thanks for letting us know. Unfortunately, we haven't been able
>>to reproduce the "bit buffer overrun" problem here, on either
>>Linux or Windows, or with either your collection or the demo
>>collection.
>>
>>
>that's a pity! and raises the question what might have introduced
>this issue... either on greenstone or OS side.
>
>
Yes, it's a real mystery at the moment...

>>Do you have access to Microsoft Visual Studio? If so, you could
>>try recompiling MGPP with some debug statements that might help
>>locate the problem.
>>
>>
>uh, dunno... it's the client's machine and i don't know if we can
>install it. what about some kind of GNU make? (i'm obviously not
>quite familiar with windoze in this respect ;-)
>
>
I think you can install Cygwin and compile it using GCC, but I've never
done it.

We have our fingers crossed that Emanuel Dejanu has a little bit of time
to try to debug this (Emanuel is a good programmer and experienced in
C++)...

Sorry I couldn't be more help!

All the best,

Michael