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  Thread: Development resumes
Post: RE: Development resumes

I spent much too long on this yesterday, thinking it was a simple solution, but eventually realized it doesn't behave as documented, "You can set it as an integer, or set it with [b]a pointer to a men...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 4 6,669 06-18-2008, 12:14 AM
  Thread: os.execute
Post: RE: os.execute

There is also io.popen("my_command") more specifically:[code]my_cmd=io.popen("my_command") -- runs command my_result=my_cmd:read("*a") -- read output of command to a variable print(my_result) my_cmd:...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 3 6,704 06-02-2008, 01:22 AM
  Thread: sys.spawn / sys.pid question
Post: RE: sys.spawn / sys.pid question

[quote]And although my lady has allowed me 15mins in the internet cafe[/quote]Well, let's hope the reason is she just wants you back to the hotel with her for a cuddle =o)
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 4 7,188 05-25-2008, 01:12 PM
  Thread: sys.spawn / sys.pid question
Post: RE: sys.spawn / sys.pid question

What I'm curious about is the fact that it's a console application. Unless you're running murgaLua in the same shell as the spawned application, it appears that the pid you'd get is from the terminal...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 4 7,188 05-21-2008, 10:00 PM
  Thread: Offline for a few days ...
Post: RE: Offline for a few days ...

So..... What part was it? The running part? Did you win?
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 2 4,808 04-30-2008, 09:58 PM
Smile Thread: Font handling improved in 0.6.8, but...
Post: Font handling improved in 0.6.8, but...

Recently I started playing with using LUA_INIT to customize the look of murgaLua interfaces (sort of "themeing"). In short, if you have the environment variable LUA_INIT pointing to a lua script, the...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 0 2,794 04-26-2008, 12:20 AM
  Thread: Exploring tables
Post: RE: Exploring tables

A little bit of code cleanup Also, multiline strings now display on multiple lines in the browser. This is particularly visible with bind_lua_addtovtable() [code] -- everything is local so it won't...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 8 13,505 04-24-2008, 06:07 AM
  Thread: MurgaLua 0.6.8
Post: RE: MurgaLua 0.6.8

OT: You keep saying "such old systems", when I'm running a DSL version released only a few months ago. To be fair, DSL is "old" in that it has retained many older libraries, but the distro is be...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 11 41,098 04-17-2008, 03:48 AM
  Thread: MurgaLua 0.6.8
Post: RE: MurgaLua 0.6.8

Probably is a bad environment. I installed Lua and FLTK into /opt so I could just mount them when needed...maybe I mistyped a path or variable name somewhere. I'll try it again a little later, but I ...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 11 41,098 04-16-2008, 03:55 AM
  Thread: MurgaLua 0.6.8
Post: RE: MurgaLua 0.6.8

I wonder if you might consider some time in the future the possibility of including flags in the Makefile (or include a config.h) that can be used to disable unwanted packages. ...or are they stuck i...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 11 41,098 04-15-2008, 08:56 AM
  Thread: MurgaLua 0.6.8
Post: RE: MurgaLua 0.6.8

So far not having any luck getting it running in Damn Small Linux. The static version that worked before now tells me my system is too old. /lib/libpthread.so.0: version `GLIBC_2.3.3' not found (requ...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 11 41,098 04-15-2008, 08:40 AM
  Thread: murgaLua CGI %ENV
Post: RE: murgaLua CGI %ENV

I have a belief that a person can be too picky about web server performance if that server is on a personal machine and does not have much traffic. When you consider the fact that most people's machi...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 28 1,049,734 04-12-2008, 12:51 PM
  Thread: FLTK and ffmpeg
Post: RE: FLTK and ffmpeg

[quote]>/dev/null & echo $!"[/quote]Looks like this is where I was going wrong. I'd tried "urxvt & && echo $!" and "urxvt &; echo $!", which choked, and "(urxvt &) && echo $!", which echoed nothing. ...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 18 42,251 04-08-2008, 04:38 AM
  Thread: FLTK and ffmpeg
Post: RE: FLTK and ffmpeg

That's pretty cool. I did a test with urxvt, and was suprised how simple it was. Unfortunately, I have yet to find a reliable way to close both the terminal and the container window...so far i'm usi...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 18 42,251 04-08-2008, 12:20 AM
  Thread: FLTK and ffmpeg
Post: RE: FLTK and ffmpeg

I'm sure videoview uses other libraries that are written specifically to decode and display video. The only way I could think of to do this with the current mugaLua is to use external applications th...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 18 42,251 04-06-2008, 11:21 AM
  Thread: Future plans ...
Post: RE: Future plans ...

[quote]So get any requests you may have in now ;-)[/quote] FLTK 1.1.8 final was released a few days ago...I haven't looked at it yet. It looks like future "stable" devel will be 1.3.x I think all...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 15 29,442 04-04-2008, 03:59 AM
  Thread: [WIP] MurgaLua Reference Tool
Post: RE: [WIP] MurgaLua Reference Tool

There seems to be a problem with uploads on the forum today, so I wasn't able to put beta4 Current changelog:[quote]2008-04-01: * Dropped support for murgaLua below 0.6 * File lis...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 109 1,257,873 04-02-2008, 07:40 AM
  Thread: Keep tabs from resizing
Post: RE: Keep tabs from resizing

I'm guessing there are differences between FLTK in C++ and in murgaLua. It might be in the translation between the two, or it might be actual differences in the way murgaLua behaves. I suppose there ...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 4 9,932 04-01-2008, 11:54 PM
  Thread: Adding a Package
Post: RE: Adding a Package

Unfortunately such a feature would probably be useful only to Windows users. I have yet to find a precompiled Lua module for Linux (at least one that would work for a decent number of distros...not ju...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 13 30,487 04-01-2008, 11:04 AM
  Thread: Keep tabs from resizing
Post: RE: Keep tabs from resizing

Try this: [code] -- Tabber: A little scripty thing, to keep track of found tabs, search them, rate them, compress them, autoscroll, print them... function tabber_exit() local confirm=fltk.fl_c...
mikshaw MurgaLua - General 4 9,932 04-01-2008, 05:25 AM