Peter van Eerten wrote: >Hi Mark, > >Thank you for your interest in my humble project. > > No problem. Seems like a good idea. >You say you cannot get ANYTHING to work? Hm! That sounds bad! Ok lets >concentrate on the AWK example, which you can find in the source package >- the "demo-stdin.awk". > > ... I'll check on the things you mentioned in your last post, and report back to you. I am using GTK2. I've tried loading Abiword, and there are no problems with it. Interestingly, at the bash prompt, I type get-server stdin log This starts a loop, so that I can manually input commands. Here's a transcipt of the sesssion: gtk_init(NULL, NULL) ok gtk_window_new(0) Segmentation fault So, Segmentation fault. Interesting. I'll try to investigate further.