[pskmail] Re: jpskmail-0.3.5 alpha for testing

  • From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:07:37 +0200

The auto link feature was introduced for the 'switch on and forget' users, 
especially on yachts (those who are 90% sailor and 10% ham).
We could probably introduce a switch which disables it. Tghe autolink 
feature in the perl client goes even further, it picks its own server...

Rein

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: "roger g6ckr" <radio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Gesendet: 13.04.09 11:41:21
> An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: [pskmail] Re: jpskmail-0.3.5 alpha for testing


> Hi both / all
> I was closing via the quit, but I note the comment re the beacon.
> The link explanation makes sense it's just a little disconcerting to
> have the the radio fire up before there is any indication that jpskmail
> is running.
> One thing I just though of, is that the assumption is that the radio is
> still on a frequency that the stored server is on.
> That is fine for an established system but the user just needs to be a
> bit careful during testing.
> Now I know I can always turn the level down on the SignaLink usb to stop
> the first tx when testing.
> 73 Roger
> G6CKR
> 
> On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 09:36 +0200, Rein Couperus wrote:
> > Roger, 
> > 
> > you are doing ok...
> > 
> > At startup the client sends a short link package to the server you set in 
> > the 
> > preferences dialog. Linking is necessary to be able to receive APRS 
> > messages 
> > from that server.
> > You can check the ~/.pskmail/Outbox directory to see if you have mail in 
> > there.
> > You can erase the Outbox by Files->clear->Mail queue
> > A mail is erased as soon as you get a "message sent..." from the server,
> > it remains in the Outbox if you don't get that message.
> > I think the beacon always defaults to 'beacon on' on startup. That is what 
> > most users wanted....
> > If you want to preserve the Preferences status for next program start you 
> > must 
> > close the program via the Files->Quit menu.
> > The next version will also do that when you close the main 
> > window...(written that yesterday :)
> > 
> > 73,
> > 
> > Rein PA0R
> > 
> > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > > Von: "roger g6ckr" <radio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Gesendet: 13.04.09 01:58:10
> > > An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Betreff: [pskmail] Re: jpskmail-0.3.5 alpha for testing
> > 
> > 
> > > A couple of little problems.
> > > On start up before the GUI has appears the the radio sends
> > > *TX*  <SOH>00uG6CKR><SM0RWO 64CE<EOT>
> > > which shows in the GUI when it reached the screen.
> > > The *TX* proves where I copied it form
> > > I also noticed the APRS beacon box is always checked at start up even if
> > > unchecked when jpskmail was closed.
> > > it was this that made me first think it as a beacon being sent at start
> > > up.
> > > The only other thing I can think of is I have an unsent email but I
> > > believe it was stil the same before I created that mail.
> > > 73 Roger
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 07:26 +0200, Per Crusefalk wrote:
> > > > Great,
> > > > Oh, thats fine. I should have some fun during the evenings too ;-)
> > > > 
> > > > Regarding Rogers message:
> > > > roger@bilbo:~/jpskmail/jpskmail$ ./javapskmail.jar
> > > > Can't exec "/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec": No such
> > > > file or directory at /usr/share/binfmt-support/run-detectors line 103.
> > > > run-detectors: warning: unable to exec
> > > > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec (./javapskmail.jar): No
> > > > such
> > > > file or directory 
> > > > 
> > > > I'm not seeing that, do you?
> > > > 
> > > > But, the important thing is that it runs. What I did was to remove the
> > > > rxtx stuff from the IDE completely and delete them from the lib dir.
> > > > I then readded as before and made the new jar. Something must have been
> > > > broken before.
> > > > 
> > > > 73 de Per
> > > > 
> > > > P.s. Now going skiing, no hsdpa/3G coverage then. So another day in the
> > > > sun :-)
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > sön 2009-04-12 klockan 00:43 +0200 skrev Rein Couperus:
> > > > > Just coming home from a party (1 hour drive, lousy party, good 
> > > > > booze)... the idea was to copy the .jar over an existing 
> > > > > installation, so the libs were in already in place. But its of course 
> > > > > better to give you a complete archive :)
> > > > > Sorry Per to bother you during your vacation...
> > > > > 
> > > > > 73,
> > > > > 
> > > > > Rein PA0R
> > > > > 
> > > > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > > > > > Von: "Per Crusefalk" <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > Gesendet: 11.04.09 23:47:21
> > > > > > An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > Betreff: [pskmail] Re: jpskmail-0.3.5 alpha for testing
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Great, I'll look into that SET thing agn too.
> > > > > > Btw, I think I have that rxtx stuff ok now. I sent you a test 
> > > > > > archive
> > > > > > and I have been testing on my laptops here. I believe we had a 
> > > > > > version
> > > > > > conflict and my latest works without anything copied to the system 
> > > > > > on
> > > > > > both of my laptops (even the eee that I used to have to copy the 
> > > > > > rxtx
> > > > > > stuff on).
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 73 de Per, sm0rwo
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > lör 2009-04-11 klockan 21:41 +0100 skrev roger g6ckr:
> > > > > > > I have updated the Linux client to 1.1 which will keep me going 
> > > > > > > with
> > > > > > > something stable.
> > > > > > > I also need to re install the stable fldigi as some of the 
> > > > > > > pskmail,
> > > > > > > start up commands actually get passed through the alpha version 
> > > > > > > and are
> > > > > > > transmitted.
> > > > > > > All good fun but I want something stable for the Global SET on 
> > > > > > > the 18th.
> > > > > > > Time to get the laptop organised with the staple stuff I think so 
> > > > > > > am
> > > > > > > happy to test on the desk top when you have something after your
> > > > > > > holiday.
> > > > > > > 73 Roger
> > > > > > > G6CKR
> > > > > > > On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 22:16 +0200, Per Crusefalk wrote:
> > > > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > It does indeed look like some problem with the rxtx libs agn.
> > > > > > > > I am away on a skiing vacation, the kids get to learn downhill 
> > > > > > > > a bit
> > > > > > > > better, so I have only two laptops with me. The dell is fine 
> > > > > > > > but my eee
> > > > > > > > 901 acts pretty much like what you posted.
> > > > > > > > I see that librxtx is in the right place but it wont load, I'll 
> > > > > > > > have to
> > > > > > > > find a good solution to this that ends these problems.
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > 73 de Per, sm0rwo
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > lör 2009-04-11 klockan 17:41 +0100 skrev roger g6ckr:
> > > > > > > > > Raining here so got back to it a bit earlier.
> > > > > > > > > I think I have everything installed now.
> > > > > > > > > .4 starts OK beacons straight away and the preferences open 
> > > > > > > > > OK.
> > > > > > > > > Terminal info below for interest.
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > roger@bilbo:~/jpskmail$ ./javapskmail.jar
> > > > > > > > > Can't exec "/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec": 
> > > > > > > > > No such
> > > > > > > > > file or directory at /usr/share/binfmt-support/run-detectors 
> > > > > > > > > line 103.
> > > > > > > > > run-detectors: warning: unable to exec
> > > > > > > > > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec 
> > > > > > > > > (./javapskmail.jar): No
> > > > > > > > > such
> > > > > > > > > file or directory 
> > > > > > > > > Experimental:  JNI_OnLoad called.
> > > > > > > > > Stable Library
> > > > > > > > > =========================================
> > > > > > > > > Native lib Version = RXTX-2.1-7
> > > > > > > > > Java lib Version   = RXTX-2.1-7
> > > > > > > > > roger@bilbo:~/jpskmail$ 
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > I closed jpskmail by quiting, it was not an abnormal 
> > > > > > > > > termination.
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > ...............................................................
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > .5 still does not run and gives the following.
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > roger@bilbo:~/jpskmail$ ./javapskmail.jar
> > > > > > > > > Can't exec "/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec": 
> > > > > > > > > No such
> > > > > > > > > file or directory at /usr/share/binfmt-support/run-detectors 
> > > > > > > > > line 103.
> > > > > > > > > run-detectors: warning: unable to exec
> > > > > > > > > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec 
> > > > > > > > > (./javapskmail.jar): No
> > > > > > > > > such
> > > > > > > > > file or directory 
> > > > > > > > > Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
> > > > > > > > > gnu/io/SerialPortEventListener
> > > > > > > > >       at javapskmail.Main.handlegps(Main.java:415)
> > > > > > > > >       at javapskmail.Main.main(Main.java:125)
> > > > > > > > > Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
> > > > > > > > > gnu.io.SerialPortEventListener
> > > > > > > > >       at 
> > > > > > > > > java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:217)
> > > > > > > > >       at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native 
> > > > > > > > > Method)
> > > > > > > > >       at 
> > > > > > > > > java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:205)
> > > > > > > > >       at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:323)
> > > > > > > > >       at 
> > > > > > > > > sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:294)
> > > > > > > > >       at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:268)
> > > > > > > > >       at 
> > > > > > > > > java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:336)
> > > > > > > > >       ... 2 more
> > > > > > > > > roger@bilbo:~/jpskmail$
> > > > > > > > > no GUI appears
> > > > > > > > > 73 Roger
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 17:21 +0200, Pär Crusefalk wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > Hi Roger,
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > The rxtx libs are missing, you need to install them.
> > > > > > > > > > I put that under installation here:
> > > > > > > > > > http://pskmail.wikispaces.com/jpskmail
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > The rxtx project says that it should be enough to have the 
> > > > > > > > > > RXTXcomm.jar
> > > > > > > > > > and librxtxserial.* files within the project folder. 
> > > > > > > > > > Clearly that works
> > > > > > > > > > for most but not for all. I can put those in an installer 
> > > > > > > > > > and have that
> > > > > > > > > > put them in the general java path. But, that procedure is 
> > > > > > > > > > discouraged
> > > > > > > > > > by the rxtx project as that can potentially put an old 
> > > > > > > > > > library in the
> > > > > > > > > > general java installation path of the system.
> > > > > > > > > > Another way is to put the librxtxserial.so within /lib (and 
> > > > > > > > > > .dll within
> > > > > > > > > > windows/system). I think I'll let the installer copy the 
> > > > > > > > > > manual procedure
> > > > > > > > > > on the wiki.
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > But, this problem should not be happening anywhere so we 
> > > > > > > > > > need to have the
> > > > > > > > > > installer sort this out.
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > 73 de Per, sm0rwo
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > lör 2009-04-11 klockan 14:28 +0100 skrev roger g6ckr:
> > > > > > > > > > > Well the corrected link works but the jar does not.
> > > > > > > > > > > Good thing I only renamed the previous version ;-)
> > > > > > > > > > > pasted below are the results of launching from a terminal.
> > > > > > > > > > > I hope it is of help.
> > > > > > > > > > > Roger
> > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > roger@bilbo:~/jpskmail$ ./javapskmail.jar
> > > > > > > > > > > Can't exec 
> > > > > > > > > > > "/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec": No such
> > > > > > > > > > > file or directory at 
> > > > > > > > > > > /usr/share/binfmt-support/run-detectors line 103.
> > > > > > > > > > > run-detectors: warning: unable to exec
> > > > > > > > > > > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/lib/jexec 
> > > > > > > > > > > (./javapskmail.jar): No
> > > > > > > > > > > such
> > > > > > > > > > > file or directory 
> > > > > > > > > > > Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
> > > > > > > > > > > gnu/io/SerialPortEventListener
> > > > > > > > > > >   at javapskmail.Main.handlegps(Main.java:415)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at javapskmail.Main.main(Main.java:125)
> > > > > > > > > > > Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
> > > > > > > > > > > gnu.io.SerialPortEventListener
> > > > > > > > > > >   at 
> > > > > > > > > > > java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:217)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native 
> > > > > > > > > > > Method)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at 
> > > > > > > > > > > java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:205)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:323)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at 
> > > > > > > > > > > sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:294)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:268)
> > > > > > > > > > >   at 
> > > > > > > > > > > java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:336)
> > > > > > > > > > >   ... 2 more
> > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 14:15 +0100, roger g6ckr wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > > Good thing you sent the server mail as well Rein, it 
> > > > > > > > > > > > made finding the
> > > > > > > > > > > > missing letter s, a bit easier hi.
> > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > <http://hermes.esrac.ele.tue.nl/pskmail/alpha/javapskmail.jar>
> > > > > > > > > > > > The above should work
> > > > > > > > > > > > 73 Roger
> > > > > > > > > > > > G6CKR
> > > > > > > > > > > > On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 12:45 +0200, Rein Couperus wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > > > A daily build of the jpskmail-0.3.5 client is in the 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > alpha directory on hermes:
> > > > > > > > > > > > > http://hermes.erac.ele.tue.nl/pskmail/alpha/javapskmail.jar
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > new features are:
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > * add attachments to emails
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    The 'new' dialog has got an 'add attachment' 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > button which opens a 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    file chooser dialog. Add only small attachments 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > fitting the 250 Hz bandwidth :)
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    The new server v. 0.8.2 supports sending these 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > mails to internet addresses, 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >     older servers are not capable of doing this.
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    You can see the server version when you connect;
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    PI4TUE 0.8.2-IM12>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > * get grib file. This is a new menu item on the info 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > menu
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    It gets the wind/pressure file for next 3 days for 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > a square +5 -5 degrees of 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    your present position. As saildocs is very fast 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > you can retrieve the 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    grib file from your mailbox immediately. Do a qtc 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > and read the 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    file. Under linux the grib file will be in 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > /opt/zyGrib/grib for immediate viewing..
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    As the grib file is only 2.6 kByte, the whole 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > thing takes only 2 minutes...
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    It is also possible to request another square, 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > just write e.g. 40N, 20N, 140W, 120W into 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    the input field before you hit the grib file menu 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > entry.. wrong format should give an 
> > > > > > > > > > > > >    error message. The request is sent via email to 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > query@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > The GUI is still work in progress, but you can 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > already test the functionality of the 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > new features. Gmail smtp has not been tested, but it 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > works fine with the new server on  PI4TUE...
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 73,
> > > > > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > > > > Rein PA0R
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