[kepler-dev] Using the latest revision of Ptolemy gives problem

Benjamin Leinfelder leinfelder at nceas.ucsb.edu
Thu Sep 11 08:46:57 PDT 2008

A few weeks ago I made some modifications to the classpath.default  
file to use RXTX. I'd check that you have incorporated those classpath  
changes in your .classpath. The other errors were also addressed with  
that change.

On Sep 10, 2008, at 9:56 PM, Christopher Brooks  
<cxh at eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Hi Faraaz,
> I'm not seeing those errors building Ptolemy II within Eclipse.
> From the error.txt file, it looks like you are building Kepler
> using Eclipse.
> The CommPortIdentifier errors and other errors occur because
> I upgraded from Sun's JavaComm, which is basically no longer
> supported to RXTX, which can be found at
> http://users.frii.com/jarvi/rxtx/
> You could either install RXTX or use Eclipse to exclude
> ptolemy/actor/lib/io/comm
> When building Ptolemy under Eclipse, configure searches for
> the RXTX jar file and if it is not found, then
> ptolemy/actor/lib/io/comm is excluded.  Also $PTII/.classpath.default
> excludes that directory by default.  However, building Kepler
> under Eclipse does not use configure so it does not search
> for RXTX.  Hence the reason the Ptolemy Eclipse build would
> work and the Kepler Eclipse build would not.
> About _createSizeAttribute, this is probably a problem with
> a Kepler copy of a Ptolemy file.
> I'll see if I can build Kepler under Eclipse sometime soon, but
> it will be a few days.
> _Christopher
> Faraaz Sareshwala wrote:
>> Hello,
>> For the past few weeks I have been using revision 50090 of Ptolemy  
>> and the latest revision of Kepler. If I use the latest revision of  
>> Ptolemy, I get a list of errors, most of which look like this:
>>    * CommPortIdentifier cannot be resolved
>>    * SerialPort cannot be resolved
>>    * SerialPortEvent cannot be resolved
>>    * The import gnu.io <http://gnu.io> cannot be resolved
>>    * The method _createSizeAttribute() is undefined for the type
>>      ExtendedGraphFrame
>> Using revision 50090 works though. I've simply checked out the head  
>> revision and have gotten these errors but I'm not sure if there is  
>> anything else I need to do in order to have it compile.
>> How has everyone else gotten the latest revision of Ptolemy to run  
>> problem free?
>> Thanks for all the help,
>> Faraaz
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