[Ifeffit] Unable to run Demeter on EPA computers

Matt Noerpel noerpel.1 at osu.edu
Wed Oct 14 16:25:13 CDT 2015

Hello Bruce,

Thank you for your prompt reply.  The Ifeffit.dll file does exist in that
directory.  It was last modified on 3/16/2015 and is 753 kb.

I will try a fresh install in the default directory next time an IT person
comes by our building.



On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 4:59 PM, Bruce Ravel <bravel at bnl.gov> wrote:

> On 10/14/2015 04:49 PM, Matt Noerpel wrote:
>> I just started a post-doc position at the EPA and I will need to use
>> Artemis and Athena.  Unfortunately, nobody here is able to run Demeter
>> on their work computers.  The old version (0.8) does work.  We all have
>> new Dell computers running Windows 7 64 bit.  I tried version 0.9.22
>> (with explicitly setting the path at the top of the batch file) and
>> 0.9.23 prerelease 3, but neither work.  The program opens the command
>> prompt, shows the splash image briefly, and then disappears and produces
>> the log file (shown below) in the AppData folder.  This seems like it
>> has something to do with the way our computers are set up here. An IT
>> specialist (cc:ed here) was working on it for a while today removing
>> user restrictions etc., but the problem didn't change.
>> Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this problem or have you
>> encountered a similar problem with government computers?
> Hi Matt,
> All very weird.
> As long as have an IT guy allowing you to try things, what happens if you
> let either 0.9.22 or 0.9.23pre3 install to their default locations?  You
> appear to be choosing something other than the default locations.
> My concern is that the relocation part (i.e. the part that configures the
> package to use the selected installation location rather than the default)
> of the installation is failing.
> Another question, does "C:/demeter/perl/site/lib/auto/Ifeffit/Ifeffit.dll"
> actually exist? That is, are you certain that your anti-virus thing did not
> intercept the installation of DLL file?
> B
> PS: I am close to 100% certain that the XSLoader/DynaLoader thing is a red
> herring.
> --
>  Bruce Ravel  ------------------------------------ bravel at bnl.gov
>  National Institute of Standards and Technology
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