|Bill Allombert on Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:07:32 +0100|
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|Re: windows installer, third try|
On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:53:17PM -0500, jacques G wrote: > > In a pari-dev message dated from 11 Jan 2013, "windows installer, third try", > Bill Allombert announced a new Windows port of GP/PARI 2.6 > <http://pari.math.u-bordeaux.fr/~bill/Pari-2-6-0.exe> > fixing known problems occuring on Windows systems only and > described in his 11 Feb 2012 pari-users message : > > "Subject: Re: Report on the Experimental PARI/GP 2.6 Windows installer binary" > > Yesterday 22 Jan 2013, I downloaded the 40 Mb file from the link above and > installed GP/Pari easily without any problems, in C:/Pub/Pari-2-6-0 on Vista. > > The extended help now works as designed. Excellent! Does '??libpari' work ? > Bill, you deserve a medal for finding the root cause, > "-r ==> -f for cygwin (Vista/7) GIT change ac50e36a681a" ! This one is Karim', actually! What I did is add a mechanism for gp to find perl and gphelp. > However the cursor disapears while using the arrows to move during line editing. > This is similar to the command line interface of 1995 Maple V, > and differs noticeably from the display of GP 2.4.1. I have no idea what can be the cause. I had considered adding mintty <http://code.google.com/p/mintty/> as an alternative terminal but it did not seems to work very well with gp. > Suggestion: add a file gprc-default.txt listing all the settings that > could be changed in gprc.txt. The path variable "C:;C:/gp" has to be edited > so that the examples programs can be read, in particular. Ah yes, I should include misc/gprc.dft Thanks for your test! Bill.