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M
Hi SamuraiCrow,

Sorry for (sort of) hijacking this thread, please replace or delete if wanted.
[moved to new thread --SamuraiCrow]

1) could Frexxed ([url]http://daniel.haxx.se/frexxed/[/url]) be a viable option ?

2) if you are using VB then i assume u use windblows ? If so, perhaps programmer's notepad ([url]www.pnotepad.org/[/url]) is an option ? I realize then there is a problem with executing code that uses gui elements as E does not have support for them under windblows.

It is an interresting topic, also for me, because it's a bit problematic: developing in other languages then c in combination with AROS -> the lack of a real configurable editor that is aimed for developers. I could not find anything else myself.

atm i run two VB's one with windblows another with aros. This is because i have to test the software on two platforms and the editor is in windows.
I use VB's internal network to communicate between the two, but i'm thinking of changing it in adding a third box with something like freenas.

I believe aros does not has a remote-shell ? That would be a better option.

Please share the experience (others are welcome) if you can spare the time.

regards

red: forgot to mention annotate ([url]http://www.onyxsoft.se/annotate.html[/url])
SamuraiCrow
I use VirtualBox for Mac. I haven't used Windows for a good many years except at friends' and relatives' houses. If I had Windows, I could just use the Windows version of PortablE.

I normally use hosted AROS from within a Linux virtual machine. But my Linux VM is getting hard to manage and I can't seem to get either Mac or Linux versions of X11 to enable the Backingstore option.
amigamia
I thought Annotate had E language Syntax Highlighting and it is now available for AROS. I guess that could be a good editor under windows?
SamuraiCrow
Yes, Annotate does have AmigaE syntax highlighting. I've used it under OS 3. I hope that the latest version gets backported from OS 4 to OS 3 and AROS.
amigamia
I think it already is, isn't it?

AROS ARCHIVES:
[url]http://archives.aros-exec.org/index.php?function=showfile&file=utility/text/edit/annotate.i386-aros.zip[/url]

From OnyxSoft:
[url]http://www.onyxsoft.se/annotate.html[/url]

It shows 2.7 on both..
cavemann
I don't think the most recent version (2.7.8) has been ported to AROS yet.

[url]http://hem.bredband.net/deniil/[/url]
M
Thank you for moving :-)

Sorry I made a wrong assumption about the OS SamauraiCrow ... Ofcourse you are correct -> if you where using windows you could use the windows version :mestupid:

So that would probably also mean that i wrongly assume portableE is written in E ?

I intentionaly mentioned editors that are available for AROS, as i thought that _is_ the issue. Or did i misunderstand the intentional problem ?

btw Annotate works for me under icaros desktop.

PS sorry to see on that you mentioned having problems with compiling due to header errors.

regards
SamuraiCrow
I had difficulty installing Icaros in such a way that I could transfer files to and from the host MacOSX 10.6.x environment. In the past I had used hosted AROS on Linux in VirtualBox so that I could use the VirtualBox Guest Additions.

Editors have very little to do with what problems I'm having. I used TextEdit under MacOSX for the IRC tutorial series so it doesn't have to be anything advanced.
M
@SamuraiCrow :

Ah ic. I took develop environment a little too literaly ;) Sorry 'bout that.

Yeah, i am familiar with the problem you're facing. Missing VB-GA sux.

I doubt that you didn't already think of this yourself (or perhaps you are unable to apply in practice) but whenever i need to transfer files from one box to another i use the VBox network. If i have to transfer out of the box'es i use an USB stick or serial port (installed virtual serial port on host-OS). This is the reason i was thinking about something like freenas in a extra Box in order to transfer back and forth between guest and host in a more consisent way

Alas, it really doesn't make things smoother :(

OT: Since you have more aros experience, do you think it would be viable to interact with the VM's server services from aros ?

@cavemann :
Thank you for sharing that link :). I didn't know about that.

regards,
SamuraiCrow
Thinking back, I think that ChrisH already fixed PortablE for AROS so that the errors I ran into won't be there in the final release 6 version. He just hasn't come out with the final release yet. Recently I remember him cleaning up bugs on AROS and MorphOS both. I hope he finds time to finish up the release so I can continue the tutorial.

@Magorium
I don't know if the server services from VirtualBox would be more viable. There is an option to do something like that in the Icaros installer though, IIRC.
ChrisH
[quote]So that would probably also mean that i wrongly assume portableE is written in E ?[/quote]
PortablE is written in PortablE :-) although originally it was written in AmigaE (to "boot strap" itself).
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