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

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Mon Mar 10 11:19:11 EDT 2008

I put an OSX SVN build on my GRASS page with TclTk 8.5.  NVIZ works on  
Leopard but not on Tiger.  It installs in /Applications/GRASS-SVN so  
it doesn't overwrite the RC5 release.


For further testing, it also includes the wxpython vdigit that seems  
to be working.

On Mar 10, 2008, at 6:07 AM, Agustin Diez Castillo wrote:

> 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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