Package Details: eilin 3.2-1

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Package Base: eilin
Description: Utility to control EIZO monitors under Linux
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Licenses: GPL3
Submitter: stativ
Maintainer: stativ
Last Packager: stativ
Votes: 4
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2010-09-01 18:06
Last Updated: 2015-06-20 14:16

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stativ commented on 2014-05-19 20:18

Since eilin 3.1-2 binaries have no longer setuid root. Instead an udev rule is used to allow access from a group "eilin". This improves security and removes the ugly question box on KDE login when qeilin is started.

To allow running eilin under a non-root user it is now necessary to add that user into the "eilin" group.

stativ commented on 2013-03-23 13:46

goodboy: fixed & released a new version of eilin with a few small fixes.

Anonymous comment on 2013-03-22 18:23

I'm getting a missing dependencies failure
pacman -S eilin
==> Missing Dependencies:
-> qt
==> ERROR: Could not resolve all dependencies.
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build eilin.
==> Restart building eilin ? [y/N]

pacman -S qt does install qt5 but it doesn't help correcting the dependency problem.

stativ commented on 2012-06-24 11:29

New version is out.

* eilin has been rewritten as a library.
* there's a new Qt-based GUI – it is purely optional, if you do not want to install qt, just remove it from makedepends (but you wont get GUI).

stativ commented on 2011-08-25 08:38

dimitar: do you know there is a -T parameter which allow you to use settings for a different monitor? Maybe with "eilin -TS2243 …" the R/G/B parameters would work too.

dimitar commented on 2011-08-24 20:01

@stativ: all of the parameters work. only the -R -G -B parameters don't, so I think you can add the model to the list of supported monitors.

stativ commented on 2011-08-24 18:26

dimitar: thank you very much for your help! I've uploaded version 1.3.1 containing your fix.

Anyway, can I add S2431W to the list of supported monitors? If yes, which configuration worked for you?

dimitar commented on 2011-08-24 11:14

Btw, I forgot to report my model: S2431W

dimitar commented on 2011-08-24 11:10

well, after a bit of debugging, I found the problem in loadcfg.c:
< strcpy(&(user_config[home_dir_len+1]), "/.eilin.xml");
> strcpy(&(user_config[home_dir_len]), "/.eilin.xml");
Cheers and thanks again for your work! :)

stativ commented on 2011-08-17 11:35

dimitar: This is handled in code properly. Even if no config is found at all it shouldn't crash, but rather print a message "Cannot open configuration." and exit. The problem must be somewhere else. I've committed a few additional check to the mercurial repository. You may want to check that before I release a new version.

Anyway, thanks for reporting!