#linuxcnc-devel | Logs for 2015-02-07

[09:37:04] <kwallace> seb_kuzminsky, I used the same python app with LinuxCNC and my UI. It imports linuxcnc, then s = linuxcnc.stat() and s.poll(). The difference is that my UI is in a subdirectory in my home. LinuxCNC is a normal install. While in my UI, I checked to see which linuxcnc module is being used and it points to the normal LinuxCNC location rather than my home subdirectory. I tried to force Python to use my subdirectory linuxcnc but it always used the
[09:38:59] <kwallace> Then I got to thinking that maybe it doesn't matter which linuxcnc module I use because it might work the same way, or rather use the same shared memory?
[10:40:45] <seb_kuzminsky> kwallace2: you have an installed-from-deb version and a run-in-place version that you built from git, and they don't work together?
[10:41:16] <seb_kuzminsky> if they're nearly the same version, i'd expect that to work (if they're both 2.6.something, say)
[10:41:28] <seb_kuzminsky> if they're wildly different versions i'd expect that not to work
[10:48:37] <kwallace2> seb_kuzminsky: thank you.