[GRASS5] gis.m as default GUI
lorenzo.moretti at bologna.enea.it
Wed Apr 26 11:21:19 EDT 2006
New gui is powerful for all platforms.
There are some modules that require X11 like v.digit, nviz, r.le.* and others.
v.digit has a bug in Mac OS X: it doesn't load toolbox.tcl. Jesse
Hamner <jhamner at emory.edu> has a temporary solution that work in Mac
OS X 10.4.x: he has built v.digit like wish application inside Mac OS
X 10.4.x and it works (the size is 184 kb versus 80 kb): it's
included inside last Grass cvs OS X binary.
You can find more info at: http://userwww.service.emory.edu/~jhamner/grass.html
Nviz requires some changes linked to Togl library (yes togl 1.7 works
in Mac OS X).
It also need a good d.out.file script for high resolution output.
In the future Grass can be built without-x (e.g. stand-alone mode) or
with-x (network mode).
If someone has Mac OS X can test last cvs in OS X menu (TclTk Aqua):
if you close X11 and enter "gis.m &" in Terminal, Grass works in
TclTk Aqua only but NVIZ, v.digit and others.
New GUI is fantastic !!
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