[GRASS-dev] catching tcl startup error

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 12 01:50:44 EST 2006


[IRC #grass, just now]
> can anyone help me with grass on mac os x?
> hey, when i start grass up it crahses
> it says "Error in startup script: can't read "parts( n )": no such
> variable"

this was due to libgdal (etc.) not being installed (didn't install
frameworks package from William's site)

I suggest we catch this particular startup error so we can translate it
into a more meaningful comment to the user. It seems a common mistake.


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