[GRASS-dev] ReadMe.rtf

Vaclav Petras wenzeslaus at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 17:41:03 PST 2013

On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 7:37 PM, William Kyngesburye
<woklist at kyngchaos.com>wrote:

> It's purpose is to have all info about compiling GRASS on OS X - there is
> a lot needed on OS X that is not covered by a simple Linux
> configure-compile.
> Sure makes sense for macosx/ReadMe.rtf, but I was actually asking about


I haven't updated it in a while because it all still mostly applies, and
> I've been too lazy to make minor changes for new systems (and my interest
> is waning).  Also, it should probably be moved to the wiki page for
> compiling on OS X - easier for others to update and add custsom build info.
> +1 for moving to wiki (GRASS wiki, wikimedia). There are interactions for
linux distos (not sure about MS Windows, maybe GRASS Trac wiki?).

>  On Dec 18, 2013, at 4:33 PM, Vaclav Petras wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > what is the purpose of macosx/pkg/resources/ReadMe.rtf? I just removed
> note about xganim from it but I really don't know if it should be replaced
> by g.gui.animation or just removed.
> >
> > I'm not sure about the purpose of this file. The last change (not
> counting my) was 6 years ago (in GRASS 7), so I would say that it is
> outdated. There is a lot of information about X11 and Tcl/Tk and then some
> info about GPS, R and other things.
> >
> > The only unique information there are the notes about running Mac OS X
> app. But this might be part of some standard manual page.
> >
> > Is this file used for something, so we should update it and decide what
> information should be there, or can we just remove it?
> >
> > Thanks for info,
> > Vaclav
> >
> > [ReadMe.rtf]
> http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass/trunk/macosx/pkg/resources/ReadMe.rtf
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