[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-PSC] OpenMotif

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 5 23:57:44 EST 2006

Brad Douglas wrote:
> It has come to my attention that openmotif is not compatible with the
> GRASS license.  Most of the functionality has been duplicated in
> lesstif, which has a compatible license.
> I've been able to successfully compile GRASS using lesstif as a
> drop-in replacement.
> Should we move GRASS to lesstif?  All that really needs to be done is
> simply replace text that says openmotif/motif with lesstif (ie.
> cosmetics).
> Redhat has officially dropped support for openmotif and anything that
> won't compile without it as of Fedora Core 6.  I assume other vendors
> will follow.

FWIW I've been running GRASS with lesstif (Debian) for years.

REQUIREMENTS.html already points towards lesstif's version.


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