[GRASS-dev] Re: GUI support for TclTk 8.5

Agustin Diez Castillo Agustin.Diez at uv.es
Mon Mar 10 07:07:42 EDT 2008

I could try it.

On Mar 9, 2008, at 6:36 PM, William Kyngesburye wrote:

> I can build an OSX GRASS app with TclTk 8.5 for others to test, and  
> try it myself.
> If we intend to support multiple versions of TclTk, it would be  
> helpful to have a TCLTKVER variable in Platform.make for the  
> configured major.minor version.
> On Mar 8, 2008, at 9:06 AM, Michael Barton wrote:
>>> IMO we should at least attempt to support Tcl/Tk 8.3 - 8.5.
>>> For 8.3 there is just the one problem with v.digit, AFAIK.
>>> For 8.5 it apparently mostly works, if it is just a few little  
>>> issues
>>> which are not so hard to fix, then we should try and solve them.
>>> i.e. we should at least look into 8.5 problems, it is probably  
>>> just 1-5
>>> lines of code to be adjusted, and that's not a huge drain on
>>> development resources.
>> You are right that fixing issues is probably pretty simple. It's  
>> figuring out what to fix that is time consuming. Right now, I'm  
>> heavily overcommitted timewise. And on top of that, I'm using my  
>> laptop (primary development box) for my GIS class and can't afford  
>> to have GRASS broken for more than a couple days. So I have no  
>> problem in theory, fixing the GUI for 8.5 if it doesn't involve  
>> NVIZ internals or something like that, but won't have time to do  
>> much for awhile.
>> Michael
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