SN and C Struct's

Carl C. Petersen
Sun Aug 6 09:49:00 GMT 2000

Mo DeJong wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Aug 2000 wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I am about to make some suggestions for some improvements to SN4.5.1, but
> > thought it best to make my introductions first.
> Hi Dave.
> > I am a senior software engineer in the UK working for a large engineering
> > Company. The products that I am involved with have a reasonably large code base
> > of around 400KLOC, most of which is C with a small amount of assembler. All of
> > this is embedded with a real time operating system, which is partly why we
> > haven't yet made the move to C++, and developed on Win NT4 workstations with
> > Clear Case CM. It is also worth noting that the software is partitioned into a
> > number of distinct sections, each in its own Clear Case VOB (that is root
> > folder), which are maintained by distinct groups of engineers and used by
> > several projects/products.
> To be honest, the clear case support is not that well tested, so it
> will be nice to have someone pounding on it.
> ... (long list of bugs) ...
> > I have had a quick look through the SN SDK manual. It is not very obvious where
> > to even start such customisations, and since I am not a TCL/TK programmer it is
> > difficult to know where to start. Moreover, it sounds like setting up a MS VC++
> > 5 build of SN is going to be a little tricky. Does any one have any suggestions?

< snip >

> If you want to hack on SN itself, be sure to run it like so:
> ./snavigator --debug 9
> That will print lots of info about what SN is doing
> to the terminal. It is a good way to find out what is going
> on. Don't forget, you can use SN on SN. It is a bit more tricky
> because you will be working on more than one language (Tcl and C),
> but it works real nice.

Out of curiosity how have you set up SN for SN. Is it all one project
or have you broken out the components into sub projects?


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