[GRASS-dev] Re: error compiling nviz for Mac

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Thu May 10 18:57:44 EDT 2007

The weird think is this same Mac G5 compiled GRASS just fine yesterday
morning and bombed this afternoon. No change to the system in between times.


On 5/10/07 1:46 PM, "William Kyngesburye" <woklist at kyngchaos.com> wrote:

> On May 10, 2007, at 3:28 PM, Glynn Clements wrote:
>> William Kyngesburye wrote:
>>> Even if you get opengl to work by changing this to add the opengl
>>> includes, the X11 problem will still remain.  Somehow, the X11 check
>>> in configure is failing for some Mac users, unless x-libraries and x-
>>> headers are explicitly set.
>> autoconf's X checks attempt to determine the directories by running
>> xmkmf on a minimal Imakefile and extracting the directories from the
>> resulting Makefile.
> Thanks for the clarification on that.  When I poked around in
> configure to see how it checked for X11, I saw the list of dirs and
> thought it just tested for the existence of certain files.  Instead
> it's actually trying to run something.
> I don't know enough about X to say if something is getting messed up
> with OSX's X11 setup.  But it sounds like it's not a direct GRASS
> problem.  I'll add a note about that to the OSX readme configure
> example.
> -----
> William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
> http://www.kyngchaos.com/
> All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University

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