[GRASS-dev] Current state of wxPython GUI
landa.martin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 10:37:35 EDT 2008
2008/3/27, benjamin.ducke at ufg.uni-kiel.de <benjamin.ducke at ufg.uni-kiel.de>:
> 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
> 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.
this should be fixed in trunk now  (this bug has been introduced
recently, it is not affecting releasebranch_6_3 at all). Can you
> 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?
Any GRASS location should have valid information about projection.
Anyway it is not reason for crashing GUI. I will take a look.
> 3. Dragging any toolbars in the "Map Display" window of the wxpython GUI
> makes it crash.
It can be issue of wxPython version you are using.
> 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.
Just enable auto-rendering (right-most checkbox in the map display statusbar).
Martin Landa <landa.martin gmail.com> * http://gama.fsv.cvut.cz/~landa *
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