More on GL Gnu Radio apps and use of ssh -X

Curiouser and curiouser. The failure appears to depend on what machine
the request is coming
from (that is, the machine that will ultimately display the
application).

From 3 of my machines, it works, and from my lowly Pentium-D eMachines
Intel Mobo machine,
it fails. I wonder if perhaps the display hardware is missing some
vital capability that GL requires,
and rather than it failing gracefully, it drops a load of poop on its
shoes.

So 3 out of 4 machines work just fine–they’re all running F12 and
up-to-date. But the 3rd one,
the eMachines one, seems to provoke a core dump in the app if the app
is being displayed on that
machine–note that the app is running on the same machine in all
cases.


Principal Investigator
Shirleys Bay Radio Astronomy Consortium
http://www.sbrac.org

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