[GRASS-dev] 6.4.2rc3 this week, then 6.4.2 by the holidays?

Helena Mitasova hmitaso at ncsu.edu
Mon Nov 21 21:09:33 EST 2011

On Nov 21, 2011, at 8:56 PM, Michael Barton wrote:

> Helena,
> wxNVIZ in 6.4.2 is at the place where it was more or less a year and a half ago. It is sort of functional, but many things do not work. Anyone wanting to have a satisfying 3D imaging experience should use the TclTk version of NVIZ. I believe that wxNVIZ does not compile by default and IMHO, precompiled binaries probably should not compile it for wide distribution so that people don't get the wrong idea about its capabilities--which are extraordinarily good in GRASS 7. I'll probably stop compiling it soon. 

I totally agree with that, Helena
> I'm not sure about the wxdigitizer, but I *think* that it works pretty well. I wish I could compile the digitizer without wxNVIZ in 6.4.2. Anyone know how to do that?

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> On Nov 22, 2011, at 1:28 AM, <grass-dev-request at lists.osgeo.org> wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:02:17 -0500
>> From: Helena Mitasova <hmitaso at ncsu.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [GRASS-dev] 6.4.2rc3 this week, then 6.4.2 by the
>>       holidays?
>> To: GRASS developers list <grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org>
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>> I think that this is a good plan - the latest changes definitely need testing.
>> Unrelated to init.sh I just compiled the release branch and I have the 3D view enabled in Map display,
>> however, when I run it, lighting does not work (and maybe other things as well)
>> - although this has been fixed in GRASS7.
>> Is this the intention? If yes, should there
>> be some message that to get the full functionality the user should run TclTk nviz
>> or would it be possible to backport the rest of wxnviz to GRASS6.4.2 release?
>> Or is the problem on my side that I did not update and compile wxnviz properly?
>> Helena
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