[developers] More problems with PET

Bernd Kiefer kiefer at dfki.de
Thu Nov 27 17:29:22 CET 2008

Hi Christopher,

it seems that smaf-conf is a special case. The includes in the .set 
files work with relative paths. I could change this, provided the 
configuration resides in either the grammar directory itself or a 
subfolder of the `pet' settings folder. Are there other filenames like that?



Christopher Rupp wrote:
> Hi Bernd,
> kiefer at dfki.de said:
>> I just checked in a change that should fix the problem. I'm waiting for  CJ's
>> reaction, though.
> Sorry, I couldn't react to this in real time. I've done an SVN update and a new
> make. What I got initially was an error on a missing 
> `mrs-initial-semantics-path'
> setting. I put the inclusion of mrs.set back in common.set (I had thought that
> was redundant because it's in english.set too) and now I get MRSs again. I hope
> this is sufficient positive feedback for now. I will try to test this some more
> today but the fix looks right.
> Another small point for this audience: the file names set in common.set 
> apparently
> have to be absolute. What I know mainly is 'smaf-conf'. That's not very helpful
> under version control. Is this just one badly coded example or a general 
> policy?
> Is a variant with some kind of relative path available (to compare with the
> include mentioned above). Sorry to mix this up with a practical bug fix, but
> I'm making my environment available to a wider user group and it would be 
> cleaner
> if this was more anonymous.
> Cheers,
> C.J.

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