[Developers] ADMB-IDE and new compilation scripts
arnima at hafro.is
Mon May 25 07:08:48 PDT 2009
Hans has sent me the first feedback on ADMB-IDE. I'm CCing all developers
at this point, but will create a special ADMB-IDE discussion page soon.
On Mon, 25 May 2009, Hans Julius Skaug wrote:
> On the setup of my university I have to log in as "install" in order to
> be allowed to write on C:\ . Then things do not work when I run emacs
> under my ordinary user (se below), but everyting is fine under install.
> I do not know how common this setup is, however.
Section 4.2, troubleshooting (last item). Like with all ADMB releases, the
ADMB_HOME and PATH environment variables need to be set. The ADMB-IDE
installer takes care of this for the installing user, but other users need
to set these variables for themselves.
> My own preference would be:
> - put everyting in a common folder
> - let the user choose this folder.
Section 1.2: Users that are not happy with the default directory structure
can download 'admb-ide-345-1.zip' and then set up and configure individual
components by hand. I imagine many ADMB users will prefer the zip file, as
I'm not a fan of installers myself.
> - have an uninstall option on the start menu that removes everyting.
Okay, I'll wait for more votes on that. Personally, I use the start menu
to start things, and control panel -> add/remove to uninstall.
> Is there any manual configuration that I overlooked (a readme.txt for
The manual should explain everything. I will revise it continuously and
put the latest revision date on the front page. The rest of ADMB-IDE will
have a much lower revision rate.
Your feedback is particularly useful, as an advanced user with special
setup requirements. Please tell me how it goes once you have set the
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