[GRASS-dev] Current state of wxPython GUI

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Thu Mar 27 10:10:18 EDT 2008

On 27/03/08 13:28, benjamin.ducke at ufg.uni-kiel.de wrote:
> Hi all,
> FWIW, some observations on the wxPython GUI, running on a Ubuntu (7.10)
> box with an SVN checkout from 10 minutes ago:

If it is of any help: I can confirm all of those.


> 1. Starting "from" scratch, i.e. with no prior GRASS login and
> no .grassrc6 file present, the wx GUI intro screen is dysfunctional.
> It does not let you specify any mapsets in a GRASS DB directory.
> The error message is:
>     "Error in command execution g.mapset"
>     Execution failed: 'g.mapset -l location=borkeld
>     gisdbase=/home/benni/grass-db'
>     Details:
>     (empty)
> I get this error when first browsing to the "GIS Data Directory" (not
> sure this is a good name, as it seems very generic) and then selecting
> any location name.
> If I first start with the old Tcl/Tk GUI, then select a mapset there,
> then logout and start with the wx GUI, things work fine.
> 2. Both wxGUI and the old gis.m crash on startup if the location does
> not have any valid projection information. Is that really necessary?
> 3. Dragging any toolbars in the "Map Display" window of the wxpython GUI
> makes it crash.
> 4. When starting with an empty "Layer Manager": after adding the first
> layer (vector in my case), the "Map Display" does not draw anything when
> clicking on the "Display map" icon. I need to click on "Re-render map".
> This seems counter-intuitive to me.
> ... well, hope this will help smoothing out the wxpython GUI, as it sure
> starts looking good!
> Best,
> Benjamin
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