[GRASS5] bugs

Markus Neteler neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Thu Jan 18 10:05:52 EST 2001


On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 10:40:38PM -0600, Helena Mitasova - staff wrote:
> Justin,
> I believe you have SGI - have you ever tried NVIZ?
> Do you get the same problem, which I now believe is
> a bug that for certain combination of viewing position,
> zscale and resolution parts of the surface are masked out?
> it gets worse when you zoom out and when the file is big -
> (say 1000x1000). Bill was supposed to look at it but
> he still seems to have troubles with his computer.
> It worked Ok with the GL version, but OPEN GL
> calls are different - do we have an OPEN GL expert who could
> look at it? Bob (Covill) do you have anything new about
> this bug?
> If this cannot be fixed, it needs to be put in the manual
> that there is this bug - people may really struggle with it.
> Markus, maybe you should put a link to my message about
> what works and what does not in NVIZ in the manual page
> (I have seen that message somewhere on your GRASS site)

good idea, I have added the link into the CVS file here:

(NVIZ tutorial, to be accessed from GRASS 5 manual pages)

> Don't wait with the release because of this bug - but it
> would be nice to have it fixed (I can provide the data and
> example images if somebody wants to look at it).
Yes, please put on your server.

> I too think that beta11 should be released ASAP and that 
> the LZW should be removed now - it will be too late to
> do it after beta11, I am worried about it because i have 
> about million FP raster files, but it really needs to be done and
> tested.
Yes! See my other mail.



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