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Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]>
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ECJ Evolutionary Computation Toolkit <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 5 May 2017 09:46:40 +0200
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Yeah.  Unlike previous libraries which relied on reflection, CMA-ES simply cannot be built without EJML.  At least we provide the jar file!  :-)


On May 5, 2017, at 4:52 AM, Eric 'Siggy' Scott <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Using the latest code from git seems to work like a charm now, Sean.
> Though I do note that users can't build ECJ without adding the EJML jars to their CLASSPATH (since the 'all' target in the Makefile builds the CMA-ES prototype by default).
> On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 6:46 PM, Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On May 4, 2017, at 7:27 PM, Eric 'Siggy' Scott <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > But I get an NPE indicated that it fails to load the GUI resources (i.e. icons) properly.  Maybe the Jar build of the GUI console is broken?
> Turns out there were *four* bugs preventing the GUI from launching:
>         - Makefile: make jar didn't first make gui
>         - Makefile: make gui wasn't adding the png images to the jar file
>         - ec.display.Console: had incorrect paths for the png resources
>         - ec.display.SubpopulationPanel: had a semicolon on an if-test (oops) which prevented pop.default-subpop from being properly tested for
> I've committed a new version with bugfixes.  See if this works.
> It's clear the GUI is experiencing bit-rot from lack of use.
> Sean
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> Ph.D student in Computer Science, George Mason University
> CFO and Web Director, Journal of Mason Graduate Research