[ic] Interchange setup problems...
Tue Jun 18 18:49:00 2002
I received this same message on my first installation. turned out to be a
problem with the perl modules. I re-installed all the perl modules and
problem was fixed. someone with more experience might be able to help you
with more specifics.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bortz, Brennon (student)" <Brennon.Bortz@pepperdine.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 3:34 PM
Subject: [ic] Interchange setup problems...
> I am having problems setting up Interchange. I'm not setting it up on my
> own server, but on an ISP. I'm having problems setting up Interchange.
> Everything sets up fine, but when I try to access the program from the
> I get the error:
> No Response.
> We're sorry, the Interchange server is unavailable...
> We are out of service or may be experiencing high system demand, please
> again soon.
> I have scoured the documentation and looked all through this mailing list.
> I know the Interchange service is running under the appropriate username.
> know the .cgi link is owned by the same user and has 755 permissions. I
> believe I have traced the problem to the vlink/tlink program. When the
> program "compiles" when I run the makecat program, it creates the
> foundation.cgi file, but when I try to access this file, this is the error
> I thought I had traced the problem to the vlink/tlink program. I thought
> recompiling the program manually might do some good and in doing so, I
> I came across my problem.
> So...I follow the directions to manually compile vlink/tlink. Here's what
> Step 1 (from the Advanced Interchange topics in the documentation) -
> ./configure (runs just fine...no problems)
> Step 2 - perl compile.pl
> This is the first place I get errors. Here is a sample (I get multiple
> hundreds of lines):
> bash$ perl compile.pl
> In file included from /usr/include/bits/fcntl.h:25,
> from /usr/include/fcntl.h:33,
> from tlink.c:29:
> /usr/include/sys/types.h:33: parse error before `u_char'
> /usr/include/sys/types.h:33: warning: data definition has no type or
> /usr/include/sys/types.h:34: parse error before `u_short'
> /usr/include/sys/types.h:34: warning: data definition has no type or
> ss . . .
> . . . vlink.c:410: `__fd_mask' undeclared (first use in this function)
> vlink.c:410: `readfds' undeclared (first use in this function)
> vlink.c:410: subscripted value is neither array nor pointer
> vlink.c:411: `writefds' undeclared (first use in this function)
> vlink.c:411: subscripted value is neither array nor pointer
> vlink.c:414: subscripted value is neither array nor pointer
> vlink.c:414: `__NFDBITS' undeclared (first use in this function)
> vlink.c:418: subscripted value is neither array nor pointer
> vlink.c:427: subscripted value is neither array nor pointer
> vlink.c:438: subscripted value is neither array nor pointer
> Literally hundreds of errors.
> So, I try to do Step 3 anyways and compile the links manually, using "perl
> -e 'do "syscfg"; system ("$CC $CFLAGS $DEFS $LIBS -o tlink tlink.c")'",
> Still I get hundreds of errors.
> I have noticed that these errors are either exactly the same of very near
> the errors I get when makecat tries to create the link program.
> Any ideas? I'm about to pull my hair out. While I am new to Interchange,
> I've combed through the documentation and I'm stuck. Any tips would be
> greatly appreciated!!!!
> Thank you,
> Brennon Bortz
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