[GRASS-windows] Re: [GRASS-dev] Updated WinGrass release installer now available

Colin Nielsen colin.nielsen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 23:26:48 EDT 2009

I just looked at Marco's again and realized that he had nviz working
under tcltk, but I think he didn't have the wxpython GUI which has a
new nviz system.

Perhaps someone (martinl?) can tell us what it will take to get wxNviz
on wingrass.

On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 11:09 PM, Colin Nielsen <colin.nielsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Helena,
> Yes that is a problem with wingrass at the moment. I should have
> mentioned that in some release notes or something. nviz and vdigit are
> not working right now. I'm working on it, but I'm not getting very
> far.
> jef's OSGeo4W build also seems to be missing nviz support and it gives
> me the same error.
> Hopefully someone can help resolve this soon. Thanks for the testing.
> -Colin
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 10:50 PM, Helena Mitasova <hmitaso at unity.ncsu.edu> wrote:
>> Colin,
>> students here are testing the new installer and everything seems to be
>> working fine except for nviz.
>> I am wondering whether the nviz version with tcltk gui is linked to 3D view
>> instead of wxnviz?
>> This is on VISTA and it may be problem with local installation or wrong
>> region
>> (we will check that), but GRASS63 from Marco's installer
>> runs on this computer fine, including nviz.
>> I am wondering whether nviz runs for others.
>> Here is the report about the problem:
>> "I tried to display one elevation map.  Upon clicking 3D view, a window pops
>> up that says "Please
>> wait, loading data..."  It never gets past this point.  This action also
>> prevents closing GRASS.  I have to close it through the Windows Task
>> Manager (Ctrl-Alt-Del).  It closes with the normal method if I don't try
>> to bring up nviz.  "
>> thanks a lot,
>> Helena
>> On Apr 6, 2009, at 5:03 PM, Colin Nielsen wrote:
>>> I have created a new installer for grass-6.4.0RC3, built on windows
>>> vista (through the osgeo4w tree). This "just-double-click" installer
>>> creates a stand-alone Grass (no osgeo4w structure).
>>> This is still experimental but I think everything works (minus the old
>>> tcltk gui). After installation there should be two icons on your
>>> desktop. The "grass msys" one is new (created by me) and allows you to
>>> use an msys terminal with grass. Please test and report on both
>>> methods and on all windows versions.
>>> http://download.osgeo.org/grass/grass64/binary/mswindows/native/WinGRASS-6.4.0RC3-1-Setup.exe
>>> I have another installer for develbranch_6 but I'll wait to hear
>>> positive feedback on this one before I release it. Once a couple
>>> issues with 7.0 get worked out I'll put together that installer too if
>>> it is wanted.
>>> -Colin
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