Radiance-general Digest, Vol 136, Issue 22

Hi Axel,

I have tried to boot from UBUNTU DVD but cannot manage to install radiance yet? do you have any advices please?

Regards
Ikrima

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Message: 1
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:16:08 -0700
From: Greg Ward <[email protected]>
To: Radiance general discussion <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with
        Rcollate.
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Well, that was quicker than expected. Just after sending this e-mail, Sarith wrote again and the problem seems to be resolved. He had an old version of rcollate that didn't work when stdin was redirected from a file, but the latest works in that mode with -t but not from a file under Windows. This was easy enough to fix, and the next NREL release should behave properly. Meanwhile, Windows folks may have to redirect the input when transposing ASCII files with rcollate.

A tempest in a teacup, really....

Cheers,
-Greg

From: Greg Ward <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
Date: June 16, 2015 11:50:02 AM PDT

Let's take this discussion offline and post again when it's resolved. At this point, it isn't clear if the problem lies with the build, the command-line interpreter or Windows system it's running under, or the rcollate command itself.

If you have some idea and want to help us work this out, write to me and I'll loop you back in.

Cheers,
-Greg

From: Richard Mistrick <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
Date: June 16, 2015 5:50:36 AM PDT

Something else that is totally bizarre is that if I type your entry on the command line, rcollate crashes with an MSVCR120.dll error, but if I paste Greg?s text into the command line it gives me the usage text ? and they appear to be completely identical commands. We are using the NREL compile of Radiance.

Rick

From: Greg Ward [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:59 AM
To: Radiance general discussion
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.

Anyone else have any ideas or suggestions? Honestly, I don't know why redirecting stdin from a file would fail completely. I thought this was supported under Windows.

I'm stumped.

-G
From: "Sarith Subramaniam" <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
Date: June 15, 2015 9:45:56 PM PDT

Hi Greg,

The command that you suggested returns the usage options for rcollate
in windows. (ie. Usage: rcollate [-h[io]???..)

Earlier, I had tried feeding the file to rcollate via stdin through using pipe ( | ) as well as the ?type a.txt? shell command in windows but didn?t get it work either way.

Thanks,
Sarith

From: Greg Ward [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:04 AM
To: Radiance general discussion
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.

Hi Sarith,

This seems related to the broken handling of text versus binary files under Windows. Try reading the file from stdin, instead:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t < a.txt > d.txt

If this works, let me know and I'll see if I can put in a fix.

Cheers,
-Greg

From: "Sarith Subramaniam" <[email protected]>
Subject: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
Date: June 15, 2015 5:09:13 PM PDT

Hi everyone,

I am trying to do a transpose with rcollate. My operating system is Windows. My file contains rgb triplets arranged in a (8760columns x 60rows) matrix. I either get a ?error loading file into memory? or an incorrect transpose.

I found that I got the same results with a simple ASCII file with tab separated values. My file contains:

1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12

The following commands return ?error loading file into memory?:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t a.txt >d.txt

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?ic 4 ?oc 3?t a.txt >d.txt

I found that the ?-t? flag was responsible for the error, so I tried explicitly stating the values for columns and rows as:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?ic 4 ?ir 3 ?oc 3 ?ir 4 a.txt>d.txt

This gave me.
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
10 11 12

Am I missing something?

Thanks,
Sarith
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Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:00:51 +0100
From: Axel Jacobs <[email protected]>
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] learnix installation
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Hi Ikrima,

I'm afraid LEARNIX is no longer maintained. You can still download the ISO image from here: http://www.jaloxa.eu/mirrors/learnix/index.shtml
but be aware that the latest release is from 2011.

Chances are that if you run it on hardware later than 2011, you will get problems, which are most likely to show up with weird display issues, or networking hardware not working.

To add insult to injury, the copy of Radiance that comes with this old LEARNIX CD-ROM is from, well... 2011.

You are much better off trying out a bootable UBUNTU CD-ROM or DVD. If you read the 'Running LEARNIX' PDF, available under 'Documentation', you'll find a number of different ways of running LINUX alongside or within Windows.

Installing Radiance from the standard Debian or Ubuntu repositories is fairly straight-forward.

Hope you will succeed with you endeavour.

Best

Axel

On 16/06/15 17:32, Ikrima Amaireh wrote:

Hi All,

How can I get learnix copy? And is learnix much different/better than knoppix itself for running radiance?

Regards
ikrima

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    2. Re: Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
       (David Geisler-Moroder)

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Message: 1
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:58:40 -0700
From: Greg Ward <[email protected]>
To: Radiance general discussion <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with
      Rcollate.
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Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1252"

Anyone else have any ideas or suggestions? Honestly, I don't know why redirecting stdin from a file would fail completely. I thought this was supported under Windows.

I'm stumped.

-G

From: "Sarith Subramaniam" <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
Date: June 15, 2015 9:45:56 PM PDT

Hi Greg,

The command that you suggested returns the usage options for rcollate
in windows. (ie. Usage: rcollate [-h[io]???..)

Earlier, I had tried feeding the file to rcollate via stdin through using pipe ( | ) as well as the ?type a.txt? shell command in windows but didn?t get it work either way.

Thanks,
Sarith

From: Greg Ward [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:04 AM
To: Radiance general discussion
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.

Hi Sarith,

This seems related to the broken handling of text versus binary files under Windows. Try reading the file from stdin, instead:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t < a.txt > d.txt

If this works, let me know and I'll see if I can put in a fix.

Cheers,
-Greg

From: "Sarith Subramaniam" <[email protected]>
Subject: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.
Date: June 15, 2015 5:09:13 PM PDT

Hi everyone,

I am trying to do a transpose with rcollate. My operating system is Windows. My file contains rgb triplets arranged in a (8760columns x 60rows) matrix. I either get a ?error loading file into memory? or an incorrect transpose.

I found that I got the same results with a simple ASCII file with tab separated values. My file contains:

1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12

The following commands return ?error loading file into memory?:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t a.txt >d.txt

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?ic 4 ?oc 3?t a.txt >d.txt

I found that the ?-t? flag was responsible for the error, so I tried explicitly stating the values for columns and rows as:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?ic 4 ?ir 3 ?oc 3 ?ir 4 a.txt>d.txt

This gave me.
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
10 11 12

Am I missing something?

Thanks,
Sarith
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Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:50:19 +0200
From: David Geisler-Moroder <[email protected]>
To: Radiance general discussion <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with
      Rcollate.
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Hi Sarith,

I just tried both calls (with and w/o redirecting from stdin) with the
latest Windows binaries from
NREL(https://github.com/NREL/Radiance/releases)
and both work fine at my side...

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t a.txt > d.txt
rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t < a.txt > d.txt

Which version of rcollate are you using?

Best,
David

2015-06-16 6:58 GMT+02:00 Greg Ward <[email protected]>:

Anyone else have any ideas or suggestions? Honestly, I don't know
why redirecting stdin from a file would fail completely. I thought
this was supported under Windows.

I'm stumped.

-G

*From: *"Sarith Subramaniam" <[email protected]>

*Subject: *Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.

*Date: *June 15, 2015 9:45:56 PM PDT

  Hi Greg,

The command that you suggested returns the usage options for rcollate
in windows. (ie. Usage: rcollate [-h[io]???..)

Earlier, I had tried feeding the file to rcollate via stdin through
using pipe ( | ) as well as the ?type a.txt? shell command in windows
but didn?t get it work either way.

Thanks,

Sarith

*From:* Greg Ward [mailto:[email protected]]
*Sent:* Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:04 AM
*To:* Radiance general discussion
*Subject:* Re: [Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.

Hi Sarith,

This seems related to the broken handling of text versus binary files
under Windows. Try reading the file from stdin, instead:

rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t < a.txt > d.txt

If this works, let me know and I'll see if I can put in a fix.

Cheers,

-Greg

*From: *"Sarith Subramaniam" <[email protected]>

*Subject: *[Radiance-general] Errors while transposing with Rcollate.

*Date: *June 15, 2015 5:09:13 PM PDT

Hi everyone,

I am trying to do a transpose with rcollate. My operating system is
Windows. My file contains rgb triplets arranged in a (8760columns x
60rows) matrix. I either get a ?error loading file into memory? or an
incorrect transpose.

I found that I got the same results with a simple ASCII file with tab
separated values. My file contains:

1 2 3 4

5 6 7 8

9 10 11 12

The following commands return ?error loading file into memory?:

*rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?t a.txt >d.txt*

*rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?ic 4 ?oc 3?t a.txt >d.txt*

I found that the ?-t? flag was responsible for the error, so I tried
explicitly stating the values for columns and rows as:

*rcollate ?h ?fa1 ?ic 4 ?ir 3 ?oc 3 ?ir 4 a.txt>d.txt*

This gave me.

1 2 3

4 5 6

7 8 9

10 11 12

Am I missing something?

Thanks,

Sarith

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