[GRASS-dev] Wingrass and TclTk

Benjamin Ducke benjamin.ducke at ufg.uni-kiel.de
Mon Oct 29 04:20:01 EDT 2007

The Mozilla project has on open source "Portable Runtime" that
includes locks, anonymous pipes, sockets, etc. on all platforms:


Did anyone ever take a look at how difficult it would be to use
that for the cross-platform I/O?


Glynn Clements wrote:
> Hamish wrote:
>>> Open source Tcl/Tk 8.4.15 from www.tcl.tk works fine in MSYS,
>>> if configured to install in /usr/local (or whatever place except /usr).
>>> This lets me run the GRASS start-up screen and gis.m just fine.
>>> As expected, d.mon does not work (no X) and NVIZ just crashes badly.
>> "d.mon x0" will not work without X, but does "d.mon PNG" work?
> No monitors work on (native) Windows, due to the socket interface.
> I even tried to get it working using TCP sockets (rather than
> AF_UNIX), but never got it to work.

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