Re: PAKCS Sockets on swi-pl? -> solved

From: Michael Hanus <>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 15:30:49 +0200

Steffen Mazanek wrote:
> Thanks a lot for trying. I have completely reinstalled
> PAKCS and tried again and it still did not worked. But
> I now know what the problem has been (Bernd inspired
> this solution)! In Ubuntu-linux swi-pl is divided in
> several packages and I have only installed the main
> packages and not the extensions. All my stuff works
> nicely with this - except the sockets. Now that I have
> installed all possible extensions it works as expected.
> Maybe this should be mentioned somewhere in the
> installation instructions or in the documentation of
> Socket in the manual.

Indeed, you need also the package swi-prolog-clib
in Ubuntu. I don't know why this is left out in the main
Ubuntu/SWI distribution since the C-library is always
necessary for the real programmer...

I have added this hint to the installation instructions of PAKCS:

Thanks and best regards,

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