[AstroPy] Sampy and ds9
m.b.taylor at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Aug 27 08:04:10 PDT 2009
On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Mark Taylor wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Aug 2009, Rick Wagner wrote:
> > Hi Wolfgang,
> > > I have just installed Sampy and was excited about letting it talk to
> > > ds9. Unfortunatley I tried to run a SAMPY hub and when I tried to
> > > connect with DS9 it gave an internal error. I then ran ds9 and Aladin,
> > > so I guess one of them supplies the hub. I tried to connect to the hub
> > > but ds9 doesnt see the client. Has anyone gotten sampy talking to ds9?
> > > I hope this is the right mailinglist for this
> > > cheers
> > > Wolfgang
> > I'm a little familiar with SAMP-enabled applications, and I'll try to help if
> > I can. To begin, I believe Aladin does provide both a client and hub
> > interface. If you want to test ds9 and Aladin as clients talking to a separate
> > hub, you should try running a standalone hub such as JSAMP , or Perl SAMP
> > . Depending on how this works out, you'll know whether to contact the SAMPy
> > developers (Luigi Paioro), or the ds9 developers (Bill Joye). For reference,
> > you can find links to several SAMP-enabled applications on the IVOA wiki ,
> > including the what version of the application supports SAMP.
> > (I don't know how many others on the AstroPy mailing list are using SAMP hubs
> > and applications, so I'm cross-posting this to the SAMP standard mailing list.
> > It's not really the place for user support, but hopefully you'll hear from one
> > of the ds9 or SAMP developers.)
> sorry this isn't working smoothly. I believe that the ds9 and SAMPy
> people are talking to each other, so it ought to be OK;
> but having said that, if I try using the latest 5.7 beta version
> of ds9 and the public 1.11.0 release of SAMPy, it doesn't work
> for me (ds9 reports "Malformed URL" and fails to connect).
for the record, this has been fixed in the very latest beta
(released yesterday) of ds9:
thanks to Bill Joye (ds9) for that.
Mark Taylor Astronomical Programmer Physics, Bristol University, UK
m.b.taylor at bris.ac.uk +44-117-928-8776 http://www.star.bris.ac.uk/~mbt/
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