[GRASS-dev] Shell scripts
neteler at osgeo.org
Wed Nov 25 05:37:50 EST 2009
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:33 AM, Glynn Clements
<glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:
> The following shell scripts are still being installed in GRASS 7:
> etc/Init.sh should probably remain as a fallback in case Python isn't
> installed (it's called from grass70.sh, which is installed in e.g.
> etc/prompt.sh could be converted or could remain as a shell script.
> It's only used in conjunction with bash.
[...and useful IMHO]
> bin/nviz should be redundant once the Tcl/Tk NVIZ is replaced with the
> wxPython version, but that may take a while.
> The remaining question is whether d.path.sh and the p.* scripts should
> be converted to Python or removed. I don't think that d.path.sh works
> with the GUI. The p.* scripts appear to be an attempt to implement
> d.mon-like behaviour for the GUI, but I don't know whether this is
The p.* scripts are semi-functional and should be rewritten to Python.
Not having d.mon/d.rast/d.vect/d.zoom commands is for me, Helena, others
the obstacle to not use GRASS 7 as primary version.
Since the needed (wx)GUI pieces are there, I still hope that someone skilled
is rewriting it in Python. For us it is essential to continue with command line
in GRASS 7.
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