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Re: [MiNT] cat problem
On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 21:50 +1100, Paul Wratt wrote:
> > 2009/11/24 Alan Hourihane <email@example.com>:
> > On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 19:02 +0100, Vincent Rivière wrote:
> >> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> > # cat <<EOF
> >> > > echo bob
> >> > > echo more bob
> >> > > EOF
> >> >
> >> > gets a "file not found" error,
> >> I confirm I have the same problem as you, regardless the version of cat,
> >> bash, and UNIXMODE settings.
> >> But the exact message is:
> >> cat: -: No such file or directory
> >> So cat tries to open the "-" file, probably for output. Is is usually
> >> considered as a synonym for stdout.
> >> But I don't reproduce this problem with my EasyMiNT setup.
> >> Maybe the difference is from the kernel ?
> >> On EasyMint, I have the following kernel, and it works well:
> >> # cat /kern/version
> >> FreeMiNT version 1.17 (email@example.com) (gcc version 2.95.3
> >> 20010315 (release)) #1 Wed Nov 12 22:49:20 CET 2008
> > I suspect it is the kernel that's helping us here as it works for me
> > too.
> > Alan.
> Thanks Peter, I seem to have "got it right" with the mailing list server..
> Thanks guys, I suspected the same, although I am getting the same
> error on 1.16-3 (on AFROS).
> Unfortunately, I have yet to find a "newer" stable version for ARAnyM,
> unless I can compile one myself, which would be nice, since I need to
> check the current XaAES..
You can pick up a new one here...
> Not to cloud the "issue" here any more than nescessary, but I found
> this reference as well:
> Here documents create temporary files, but these files are deleted
> after opening and are not accessible to any other process.
> It then suggests:
> bash -c 'lsof -a -p $$ -d0' << EOF
> I'm wondering what are the chances that someone has ported lsof ..
> lsof is "ls for open files" and can be used to check "here docs" ..
> I have access to ARAnyM install of EasyMiNT, which I think is 1.17-2,
> I just have to "install it", but I also found your FreeMiNT site Alan,
> and unfortunately XaAES is broken (doesn't redraw main window -
> TeraDesk, or draw main dialog - Mintsetter, I stopped trying after
> that). I could test the MiNT executable with the AFROS 8.12 setup, but
> as far as I know, XaAES is tied to MiNT, anyways, I will check it, see
> if it works, maybe try MyAES instead of XaAES.
Oh right, sounds like you've pulled down the new kernel. Make sure you
pull down the tarball as it includes new XaAES to install with 1.17 too.