[GRASS5] more GRASS 5.7 testing under MacOSX
neteler at itc.it
Thu Jan 15 11:35:34 EST 2004
On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 09:10:49AM -0700, Michael Barton wrote:
> Getting ready for my class this semester, I downloaded and began
> testing GRASS 5.7 again. I am using the 20 November 2003 binaries that
> Markus has kindly made available. Some of these things may have been
> dealt with in the current CVS snapshot, but I haven't yet had the
> chance to try compiling it.
> So far, I've seen a couple old bugs still in effect, and run into a new
> one. Also, given that the new version is overall quite stable and
> potentially useful, I want to add two requests.
> 1. Nviz still doesn't work. Trying to start it returns an error that
> nviz2.2_script can't be found (even though it is indeed located in the
> proper place). I tried to force run the script from within grass, but
> it crashed before it started with several errors. If anyone is
> interested, I can send these. I don't know if this is because Nviz
> doesn't work with 5.7 yet, or it is a bug in the startup script.
in 5.7, due to the above mentioned (path) problem NVIZ only runs
via command line:
nviz el=elevation vect=vect1[,vect2[,...]] [col=draperastermap]
One day we'll solve that...
> 2. In the display manager, when reorganizing the different map layers,
> dragging a layer a little too far (it doesn't take much) below the
> bottom-most layer starts an endless error loop that can only be exited
> by crashing out of GRASS.
Yes, a bad problem! I also face it.
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