[ns] Re: Compile Warnings and Downloading from the website
Raju Mansukhlal Shah
Mon, 12 Mar 2001 17:49:23 -0500 (EST)
please disregard my first question - i had a different account wednesday
that was using netscape and thus had no problems - i realized that i was
using ie and that seems to have been the problem...
if i could suggest a bit of text to add to this "Problem :
Problem: I can't download ns from your web site.
Work-arounds: First, many people have successfully downloaded ns (unless
you're the first person to get a brand new release!). Odds are that the
solution to problems downloading lie on your end: make sure that your
browser isn't compressing or uncompressing it for you; try Netscape if
you're using IE, or try another program to download like GNU wget; make
sure you use (GNU) gunzip to uncompress it, not PKZIP.
If these tricks don't help, you might also try getting it via FTP (from
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/nsnam) instead of HTTP (from
http://www.isi.edu/nsnam/dist). If ftp'ing, try using a dedicated FTP
client instead of a web browser, and make sure you transfer in BINARY
mode, not TEXT.
I would add - Try renaming the file to name listed in the status bar
(making sure that you can see the file extensions) - When I did that it
worked for me.
But i still need help with my second question.
On Mon, 12 Mar 2001, Raju Mansukhlal Shah wrote:
> I have a couple of questions.
> The first is regarding downloading the all-in-one package from the website
> - wednesday I downloaded a few of the tar files on the website including
> the makefiles for windows and the all-in-one package - but today when I
> download the same file I can't seem to untar it via winzip - like i was
> able to do wednesday. Did anything change on the website between now and
> then? (I have tried downloading the file a couple of times)
> The second question regards compiling the ns2 portion of the all-in-one.
> I am trying to compile ns-src-2.1b7 and I get several warnings and an
> The warnings reference using a zero-sized-array or using 'this' (errors
> C4200 and C4355 in VC++ 6.0) or data conversion from double to float
> (C4244) - do these warnings matter?
> The error is that __FUNCTION__ is an undeclared identifier - I am a bit
> new at programming in the visual C++ framework - though I have extensive
> experience in coding in C++ - was hoping that if someone else has seen
> this they can save me a bit of time.