[PD] gem startup

Mark Danks mdanks at Stormfront.com
Mon Jun 11 17:48:53 CEST 2001

  The first error

GEM: Only using 8 color bits

means that GEM was only able to find a display which has 8 bit colors...I
used to see this warning on old SGI Indys which didn't have the graphics
upgrade.  You should still be able to work, but you will see a lot of

  I am not certain about the other message...in gemwin, the color message
only has 3 arguments...

  Which version of GEM are you using?  and which platform?

Later, Mark

= mdanks at stormfront.com
= Lead Programmer PS2
= http://www.danks.org/mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rat at telecoma.net [mailto:rat at telecoma.net]
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 5:46 AM
> To: pd-list at iem.kug.ac.at
> Subject: [PD] gem startup
> hi list,
> on startup of pd/gem i get:
> GEM: Only using 8 color bits
> error: gemwin_color: only 5 arguments are typecheckable; use A_GIMME
> what does it mean, can i fix it ?
> thx
> erich

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