[GRASS-dev] database driver errors from wish tcltk gui on mac - more info

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Mar 16 11:12:10 EDT 2009

On Mar 16, 2009, at 6:56 AM, William Kyngesburye wrote:

> I just tested on OSX with a X11 TclTk 8.4 and 8.5 and it works.  So  
> that narrows it down to TclTk Aqua.
> I looked at init.sh to see if there was something that happens after  
> the GUI is started that might affect it, but I couldn't tell.
> On Mar 16, 2009, at 4:06 AM, Maris Nartiss wrote:
>> It seems to be Mac related issue, as I can not reproduce it on my
>> Gentoo box with recent develbranch6.
>> Error comes from lib/db/dbmi_client/start.c line 325, where dup()  
>> call
>> doesn't return 0. As I have no experience working with dup(), fork()
>> and friends and also I have no access to Mac, no more help from me.
>> Maris.
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I don't think it is a TclTk problem for the simple reason that it  
works fine when tcltk is launched from g.gui. Given what you've  
reported, it could be some weird link to xwindows, or something  
completely different.


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