[visit-developers] "Cannot save images when in nowin mode" error in test

Mark Miller miller86 at llnl.gov
Fri May 1 14:25:02 EDT 2009


Hi Rich,

Also, sorry for terse messages. I am juggling a few different balls at
the moment.

Mark

On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 11:22, Mark Miller wrote:
> I think you need to configure visit WITHOUT viewer-mesa-stubs (or maybe
> its the opposite). You have have a config-site file that is turning that
> on for you.
> 
> Mark
> 
> On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 11:24, Rich Cook wrote:
> > Hello, when running the paraDIS database test, I am encountering the  
> > following error.  Hank was kind enough to get the test working, so  
> > this is probably the last hitch.  He has indicated this list would  
> > collectively know the answer to this.  Any help?  Thanks!
> > 
> > Reading engine output.
> > Rendering window 1...
> > VisIt: Message - Rendering window 1...
> > VisIt: Warning - Currently, you cannot save images when in nowin mode  
> > using screen capture and Mesa has been stubbed out in the viewer.   
> > Either disable screen capture, or rebuild without the Mesa stub  
> > library.  Note that the Mesa stub library was in place to prevent  
> > compatibility problems with some graphics drivers.
> > Saving window 1...
> > VisIt: Message - Saving window 1...
> > VisIt: Warning - No image was saved.  This is frequently because you  
> > have asked to save an empty window.  If this is not the case, please  
> > contact a VisIt developer.
> > Could not save window
> > VisIt: Message - Could not save window
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "<stdin>", line 29, in <module>
> >   File "Testing.py", line 714, in Test
> >     (tPixs, pPixs, dPixs, davg) = DiffUsingPIL(file, cur, diff, base,  
> > altbase)
> >   File "Testing.py", line 942, in DiffUsingPIL
> >     newimg = Image.open(cur)
> >   File "/usr/gapps/visit/python/2.5/chaos_3_x86_64_ib_gcc_3.4.4/lib/ 
> > python2.5/site-packages/PIL/Image.py", line 1916, in open
> >     raise IOError("cannot identify image file")
> > IOError: cannot identify image file
> >  >> exit(1) when running test file: tests/databases/paraDIS.py,  
> > assuming crashed
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