[Maxima] wxMaxima 0.7.4/Maxima 5.18.1 on Gentoo Linux
greg at depmco.com
Sat Sep 26 00:32:16 CDT 2009
Upgrading wxMaxima was the solution. Thanks, and sorry for posting to
the wrong group.
Greg Dermer wrote:
> I'm having trouble with the above configuration with symptoms similar to
> those reported by others. Unfortunately, I either was unable to find
> any reported solutions, or possibly was too dense to recognize them.
> 1) An earlier version of wxMaxima / Maxima worked fine. I
> unfortunately neglected to note what that version was.
> 2) After installation of 0.7.4/5.18.1, the first invocation of wxMaxima
> worked fine. All subsequent invocations result in the maxima engine
> dying with the report (at the bottom of the wxMaxima window) "Maxima
> process terminated." Attempting restart of the maxima engine from
> within wxMaxima results in the same message.
> 3) I've experimented with editing the "maxima=" line in .wxMaxima to
> point to the maxima executable, as well as deleting the file altogether
> with no apparent effect.
> 4) Although I thought at first that xmaxima was also failing, the last
> few attempts worked fine.
> 5) Command line maxima works fine.
> 6) 127.0.0.1 localhost appears in /etc/hosts
> 7) No firewalls are in use.
> 8) The lisp compiler is SBCL
> -- Greg
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