Install Guide for Linux

Hello all!

Could someone please point me to an install guide for Radiance on Linux? It runs, but when I get to the 'add a window' portion of the fist tutorial, rview can't find a library it needs. I followed Greg's advice to a former poster on the list that had a simular problem, and copied all the libraries to there correct location, but still no dice. This makes me think that they are either not in the proper location or some other configuration is not proper.

If there is a simple list of 'proper' file locations for radiance that someone could point me to I would be most grateful! The pre-complied binaries run without issue; I just can't get them to find the libraries, no matter where I locaate them! If I could have a list as to where everything goes, then I would know if it was simply my path settings or if there are deeper problems.

Thanks,

Jeffrey

p.s. this is on Mndrke Linux 9.0

Hi Jeffrey,

I guess we really need a FAQ... I would have gotten to this earlier, but I was off for a little vacation. I'm surprised no one else fielded it.

You need to set the RAYPATH variable to include . and whatever directory you've used for the Radiance libraries. Also, there is a problem when you install from binaries, which is that certain .cal files (such as rayinit.cal) are considered "source" files and are not included when you download the distribution and run "makeall library". I have fixed this for the next release, but in the meantime, you need to run the following command from the ray/ directory:

  cp -f src/*/*.{cal,tab,hex} /usr/local/lib/ray

This assumes that you are using /usr/local/lib/ray to hold your Radiance libraries, in which case you should add the following to your .cshrc file:

  setenv RAYPATH .:/usr/local/lib/ray

I hope that fixes it. Again, I apologize for the frustration and the delay.
-Greg

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From: "Jeffrey McGrew" <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jul 19, 2003 11:36:29 AM US/Pacific

Hello all!

Could someone please point me to an install guide for Radiance on Linux? It runs, but when I get to the 'add a window' portion of the fist tutorial, rview can't find a library it needs. I followed Greg's advice to a former poster on the list that had a simular problem, and copied all the libraries to there correct location, but still no dice. This makes me think that they are either not in the proper location or some other configuration is not proper.

If there is a simple list of 'proper' file locations for radiance that someone could point me to I would be most grateful! The pre-complied binaries run without issue; I just can't get them to find the libraries, no matter where I locaate them! If I could have a list as to where everything goes, then I would know if it was simply my path settings or if there are deeper problems.

Thanks,

Jeffrey

p.s. this is on Mndrke Linux 9.0