He was aware of the problem and actually fixed it many months ago. He just forgot to update his website! Sent me new sources which worked fine.
Success? VSCode and Atom still broke.
I’m trying to be patient but not having VS Code and Atom available is a problem. I can and am using other editors. But Tumbleweed has become my primary development environment. And VSCode is a big part of that workflow. I just assumed that I’m not the only person with this problem, and that it …
I contacted Jay Moseley about maketape.cbl which was a Cobol rewrite of his original CLI maketape program. He rewrote it to create a fullscreen input page. I’m getting “‘PASSED-BUFFER’ ANY LENGTH item must be a formal parameter”, at compile time.
Applied latest update in hope it would fix this problem. Also since neither VS Code or Atom works, both giving a GPU related error, I suspect from electron AND Nvidia was updated as well. However problem still exists. I even created a test user to see if perhaps a config problem somewhere in my account. …
Success in that the system came up usuable.
Wrote Go program to create proper Hercules ‘devinit’ command. Very simple program of around 50 lines.
After latest update VSCode still doesn’t work and no error. Googled and saw a suggestion to use the –verbose flag. So typed code –verbose and it last message was…GPU process isn’t usable. Goodbye. I have editing to do, going to use atom for now! Except atom is failing also. Perhaps an electron issue. I have …
Now that I have a Go clipboard program that works, I can rewrite my Python toHerc program in Go. And because it creates a static executable, unlike Python, I don’t need prerequisite instructions to install the Python clipboard package.