Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'New iOptron CEM60 ....' in the forum. 1 month ago

My mount is set to park at a custom position - I just hit the "Park" button in Ekos control...

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'New iOptron CEM60 ....' in the forum. 1 month ago

Hi,
I have been using the CEM60 with INDI from the start... initial quirks were ironed out long ago.

Once GPS lock acquired, I fire up kStars & INDI - it is set to use the location supplied by the mount... works just fine...

Utilises a custom park position (set via the handset initially) at the end of a session....

Phil

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I get the following message appearing in the status window of the Guide Tab in Ekos (kstars v3.1.0)

2019-02-04T22:35:09 Exposure failed. Restarting exposure...

My final images are 99% ok... but every so often there is a "bump" - not sure if it's directly related to the above or the aggressive guiding.

- I am using a Lodestar X2 guidecam, an Atik 16200, on a CEM60EC, running on an oDroid using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
- libindi is compiled on the oDroid from a Git download v1.7.5 (according to the Changelog)
- Guiding is binned x2, exposure 1s, using a guiding accuracy of 1.2 (This works really well with the 60mm finder guider 450mm f/l)
- The Lodestar is plugged into the mount's guide port
- Guiding settings are :
Algorithm : Smart
Lost star timeout 60s
Max delta RMS : 10 arcsecs
dithering set on

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

LOL - that just about covers all the other languages I use day-to-day :woohoo:

Thanks for the help, Rob - appreciated

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

That seems to be working now! Nice 1

Phil

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

I just used my local copy of emacs (I've been using that editor for 25 yrs!) - no tabs... all spaces.... in fact, Emacs has a python mode which is showing me the correct indents

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

It's exactly how I pasted the code above - with spaces

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

In the original, there are no tabs... I use the same spaces and indent exactly the same

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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

Thanks for sticking with this, Rob..

My blueprint file is actually at :

etc\blueprints\locations\craft-blueprints-kde\kde\applications\kstars

The top part of the file is :

class subinfo(info.infoclass):
    def setTargets(self):
        self.versionInfo.setDefaultValues()
        self.description = 'a desktop planetarium'
        for ver in ['3.0.0']:
            self.targets[ver] = 'http://download.kde.org/stable/kstars/kstars-%s.tar.xz' % ver
            self.targetInstSrc[ver] = 'kstars-%s' % ver
        self.defaultTarget = '3.0.0'
        self.displayName = "KStars Desktop Planetarium"

When I replace after "def setTargets(self):" I get :
'in <string>' requires string as left operand, not NoneType
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\craft.py", line 250, in <module>
    success = main()
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\craft.py", line 238, in main
    if not CraftCommands.run(package, action, tempArgs):
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\CraftCommands.py", line 246, in run
    depList = depPackage.getDependencies(depType=depType)
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftDependencyPackage.py", line 105, in getDependencies
    self.depenendencyType = depType
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftDependencyPackage.py", line 45, in depenendencyType
    self.__resolveDependencies()
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftDependencyPackage.py", line 58, in __resolveDependencies
    self.dependencies.extend(self.__readDependenciesForChildren([(x, None) for x in self.children.values()]))
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftDependencyPackage.py", line 74, in __readDependenciesForChildren
    p.depenendencyType = self.depenendencyType
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftDependencyPackage.py", line 45, in depenendencyType
    self.__resolveDependencies()
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftDependencyPackage.py", line 50, in __resolveDependencies
    subinfo = self.subinfo
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftPackageObject.py", line 319, in subinfo
    return self.instance.subinfo
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Blueprints\CraftPackageObject.py", line 307, in instance
    pack = mod.Package()
  File "C:\CraftRoot\etc\blueprints\locations\craft-blueprints-kde\kde\applications\kstars\kstars.py", line 53, in __init__
    CMakePackageBase.__init__(self)
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Package\CMakePackageBase.py", line 15, in __init__
    PackageBase.__init__(self)
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\Package\PackageBase.py", line 32, in __init__
    CraftBase.__init__(self)
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\CraftBase.py", line 38, in inner
    return fun(*args, **kwargs)
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\CraftBase.py", line 58, in __init__
    self.subinfo = mod.subinfo(self)
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\info.py", line 68, in __init__
    self.setBuildTarget()
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\info.py", line 116, in setBuildTarget
    self.buildTarget = self.defaultTarget
  File "C:\CraftRoot\craft\bin\info.py", line 91, in defaultTarget
    if target in self.targets or target in self.svnTargets:
TypeError: 'in <string>' requires string as left operand, not NoneType


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Phil Shepherd replied to the topic 'cross-compile of kstars' in the forum. 5 months ago

OK, Rob... last question (hopefully)

How do I get craft to download (or clone) the source from KDE/kstars on Github rather than the stable branch from download.kde.org?

The whole point of what I am trying to do is be able to build from the latest sources if needed....

Thanks

Phil

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