Re: [genius-list] Genius & Dr Geo

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Date: Mon, 5 Jul 1999 23:42:28 +0800 (CST)

Hi Georges,

Actually I'm in Grenoble in a summer university for free software in school.
I'm not sure i will be able to download the new genus calculator.
I've limited acces to the net. Siutation will be better in end august.
Nice job anyway
see you

On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, George wrote:

> The plugin support is getting into Genius, right now what you do is you
> build an .so file (there is a test plugin example in the distribution of
> 0.4.4). The only call that 9is implemented from the interface is the init
> call so don't bother about the other ones, I still have to figure out a way
> to deal with GUI/GNOME vs. non-GUI plugins. However the interface with just
> the init should actually be mostly ok for Dr Geo I guess. basically it will
> just mean that you will just replace your main function with the init
> function and it should work. Then you can call the normal genius functions
> just like you would from inside genius source code. For help with that just
> email me. It would be cool to get Dr Geo working in this manner ASAP. I will
> make it possible to load plugins from the command line and such soon as well,
> so that you can then just provide a script such as:
> #!/bin/sh
> gnome-genius --load-plugin dr_geo
> and you'd provide dr_geo.plugin file and put it in the
> <prefix>/share/genius/plugins (I think:)
> Right now (in 0.4.4) you can only load plugins from the menu in the
> gnome version.
> George
Received on Mon Jul 05 1999 - 08:42:41 CDT

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