[GRASS-dev] v.digit: Could not set Tcl system encoding fixed
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Feb 15 16:00:17 EST 2007
Glynn Clements wrote:
> > > I'm pretty sure that the problem is that lib/form/form.c doesn't call
> > > Tcl_Main(), so the library path doesn't get set, so Tcl can't find its
> > > .enc files.
> > >
> > > Realistically, if you are trying to use Tcl/Tk and your program
> > > *doesn't* look very much like tkAppInit.c, all bets are off.
> > >
> > > Rather than trying to process the data from the form library in C,
> > > form.c should just register the commands then do the rest in Tcl.
> > Since I know nothing about tcl, I'll leave that to the experts. AFAIK
> > form.c was
> > originally written by Radim.
> The attached patch appears to work, insofar as v.digit appears to work
> as before, minus the encoding errors. OTOH, I know next to nothing
> about v.digit (or the vector stuff in general), so it would probably
> be a good idea for it to be tested by someone who is familiar with
> Essentially, the form utility (lib/form/form.c) has been rewritten as
> a typical "extended wish", with the communication with the form
> library being performed in Tcl.
As I haven't had any response either way on this, I've committed the
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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