[GRASS-dev] GRASS 6.2.2 release candidate preparation
michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue May 8 13:37:44 EDT 2007
On 5/8/07 9:01 AM, "Markus Neteler" <neteler at itc.it> wrote:
> Michael Barton wrote on 05/08/2007 05:08 PM:
>> The only thing I can think of is if you want to backport the font selection
>> utility I've added. If so, it should probably be backported as is right now.
>> Currently, it uses a TclTk file browser to pick a font to use with
>> GRASS_FONT. I am about to change this to a scrolling list control that will
>> pick a font from the list generated by d.font -l.
>> BUT, I don't think this new method will work with the rest of 6.2.2 because
>> it needs recent updates to the font drivers and Glynn's new mkftcap script.
>> So 6.2.2 should stick with the file selection approach.
> I would prefer to not do that. At least not for 6.2.2.
>> I also went through recently (several weeks back) and added catch clauses to
>> all open and close statements to make the GUI more robust against crashing.
>> This affected a large portion of the TclTk modules. I don't know if this was
>> backported or not.
Yes, this is the list. It involves a lot of modules.
> I don't know - I guess not. Looks like this list:
> 2007-04-30 02:57 michael
> * chart.tcl, gmtree.tcl, thematic.tcl: Improved error trapping by
> adding catch clauses to open and close statements
> 2007-04-30 02:48 michael
> * maplabels.tcl: Added catch clause to open and close statments for
> better error trapping. Update some other features.
> 2007-04-30 02:47 michael
> * mapprint.tcl, raster.tcl, tksys.tcl, vector.tcl: Improved error
> trapping by adding or enhancing catch clauses on open and close
> 2007-04-30 01:52 michael
> * georect.tcl: Added error traps (catch clauses) to open and close
> statements. catch on close will print error to terminal
> Also fixed serious bug caused by new map at mapset syntax for maps
> in current mapset. This had broken georect completely.
> 2007-04-30 01:51 michael
> * gm.tcl, histogram.tcl, rastnums.tcl, runandoutput.tcl: Added
> error traps (catch clauses) to open and close statements. catch
> on close will print error to terminal (hopefully).
> 2007-04-29 22:48 michael
> * rastnums.tcl: Added catch to close statement for better error
> 2007-04-29 22:48 michael
> * georect.tcl: Added catch to close statement (following open
> g.region) for better error trapping
> ITC -> dall'1 marzo 2007 Fondazione Bruno Kessler
> ITC -> since 1 March 2007 Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University
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