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Re: Can't compile documents

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Can't compile documents
Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 00:53:28 -0700

On Fri, 04 Oct 2002 23:55:13 +0200
Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> wrote:
> address@hidden writes:
> > Hi, I've installed LilyPond 1.6.3 on RedHat 7.3 successfully from the 
> > source,
> > but couldn't  "make web" and got error messages like :
> > gs invoked by "system()" in line 1066  always
> > devours terribly much CPU time and makes my harddisk very busy only to fail,
> > though I can invoke gs from terminal with the same command in the same 
> Sorry, mystified. Sounds like GS is swapping (you can check with
> `top'). Are you running the latest version of GS ?

Try making the docs with the latest stable LilyPond -- I had some strange
error messages at various points between 1.6.1 and 1.6.4 (although I admit
I didn't investigate a lot).

> > ("HaraKiri" sounds rather funny  to the Japanese as 
> >  "BellyCut" to the British, but it's a good term for disappearing staffs, 
> > I suppose. :-) )
> Yes, I've been told it's really Seppuku, but the name hara-kiri is
> better known.  

Pointless nitpick: really?  Before I started to use LilyPond, I'd never
heard of HaraKiri, but I _had_ heard about Seppuku.  Add in a little bit
of induction on the basis of one example, and... :)

- Graham

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