[dsc] Some notes on DSC docs.

Duane Wessels wessels at measurement-factory.com
Mon Feb 22 23:09:26 UTC 2010

On Sat, 20 Feb 2010, Warren Kumari wrote:

> Hey Duane,
> Hows life treating you these days?
> I *finally* got around to installing DSC and really like it. I did run into a 
> few minor issues during install / setup and figured I should provide some 
> notes.
> These notes are against: dsc-200911111630 running on Ubuntu 8.04 and against 
> the PDF doc dated: January 24, 2008
> 1: The doc makes multiple references to 
> '/usr/local/dsc/libexec/upload-prep.sh', but I think you actually mean 
> '/usr/local/dsc/libexec/upload-prep.pl'
> 2: On Page 18 of the doc you have: 'Note that DEST is the name of the local 
> ?upload? directory and em RSYNC-DEST' -- I think that the 'em' tag didn't get
>  parsed properly.
> 3: I need to add 'IO::File' to 
> /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8/DSC/grapher/config.pm to make debug work (tiny 
> diff below).
> 4: Ubuntu's package manager (apt) helpfully puts 'ploticus'  in /usr/bin -- I 
> was going to update ploticus.pm, but got lazy and just symlinked them.

Thanks for the comments!  These should all be fixed now for the next release.

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