[GRASS-dev] libgrass+grass-gui?

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sat Sep 26 02:17:23 EDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it> wrote:
> Hi all.
> Would it be feasible to split grass into several branches:

(we are already overwhelmed with 3 branches to maintain:
 grass-trunk, grass65, grass64)

> - libgrass, with all CLI modules
> - grass-py-gui
> - grass-tk-gui
> and release them separately? I guess this would make the release process easier, and integration
> with other sw smoother.

I don't know, because...

> Any major technical problem? I know there is some mixed code (nviz, imagery etc.), but this could go
> into the gui package, leaving in the lib only the CLI stuff.

... you can configure GRASS to deactivate Tcl or WxPython.
I am doing so on my cluster installation which is CLI only.

In which sense does the py-gui or tk-gui break QGIS?


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