[Pipet Devel] Re: Installing Piper (fwd)

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Fri Dec 7 16:16:29 EST 2001

Sorry for the late reply.

> I am working on the Freespeech install which requires

You just need the Overflow part of Freespeech.

A good place to start reading is the INSTALL file in the Piper parent

> automake ,aclocal ,autoconf, libtool, make (GNU), cvs
> doc++ , and m4
> I've got most of them installed though I cannot get Overflow
> configured . I keep getting errors when I try to configure it.

Can you send us those error messages?

> also I'm still not sure I have the omni / omnipy installed correctly
> nor do  I know exactly how the 4D stuff should talk to the OMNI stuff
> with regard to setting port numbers , environment variables ,etc.

I'll send what I have set for those variables.

> Each
> package has its own documentation which seems to be more general than piper
> which
> is no surprise though its also not much help. Is there a piper "glue"
> document which provides general instructions on how the major service
> components should talk to each other and what permissions the should
> run under?

I'll defer to Jarl or JM for this.

> I want to automate the stop/start sequence of this as
> much as possible. Could you see if such info exists ? Thanks,

I'm not sure what you mean by "automate the stop/start sequence".  What are
you trying to start/stop?

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