[Sidefx-houdini-list] Help on H9
Andrew D Lyons
tstexture at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 22:07:36 EST 2007
We just got through a range of problems with the help server. A couple
of things you might want to look at:
1./ Have the python installation that comes with Houdini first in your
2./ Have Java installed on your system. Have $JAVA_HOME in your
environment point to wherever Java lives.
They're two things. We eventually managed to get the help working with
our own build of python 2.5.1, but we had to rebuild sqlite/pysqlite
and have that in our python build. All fun and games.
On 22/12/2007, Pablo Giménez <pablogipi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/12/22, François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca>:
> > I suspect they've changed something lately because I've been using H9 on
> > OpenSuse 10.2 and the doc used to work.
> I am having many problems qith the doc server here too.
> In my case I am using Fedora core 5 and H 9.0.794
> The doc server seems to freeze after a couple of queries and I have to
> kill the hbrowser-bin process and open a new one to get the help page I am
> looking for .
> And doing it again and again because it always freeze after a couple of
> At the end I have been using the H8 help, it works perfectly.
> Maybe the java engine in the system could be a problem?
> It doesn't work on mine anymore but since I always use the doc on my
> > Windows machine I haven't investigated further.
> > The only other thing I can think of is changes I did in my /ets/hosts
> > file.
> > François
> > Lisa Reynolds wrote:
> > > I finally got around to installing H9 (build 794) on a Open Suse 10.2
> > > 64 bit machine and the help browser doesn't want to work. I looked
> > > through the archives and tried entering http://localhost:48626/ in
> > > Firefox and that didn't work either. In Houdini I just get a slew of
> > > messages that make it sound like the help server isn't running. Is
> > > there some magic incantation I need to do to get it started?
> > >
> > > -Lisa
> > >
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> Un saludo
> Best Regards
> Pablo Giménez
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