[GRASS-dev] starting GRASS 7.1

Anna Petrášová kratochanna at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 11:38:06 PDT 2014

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 5:44 PM, Michael Barton <Michael.Barton at asu.edu>

>  I just recompiled GRASS 7.1 and posted it to my website (7.0 beta and 6.4
> beta coming soon). Here is something I noticed when I last compiled GRASS
> 7.1 in May and which is still happening.
>  The first time I launch 7.1 and try to view a map (e.g., elevation from
> the NC demo data) it takes a REALLY long time…many minutes. Then it takes
> almost as long if I want to render it in 3D. When I switch back to 2D, a
> couple of the 3D buttons (rotate 3D scene and fly through mode) remain on
> the button bar.
>  If I then quit GRASS and start it again, everything renders at normally
> fast speed and the button bar is OK. It seems to run fine from that point
> on. so it is is just the very first time that GRASS is launched.
>  Others might want to check to see if this happens to them when they
> install the Mac (or other) 7.1 binaries and try to start them for the first
> time. I don’t know what is going on. Is Python trying to compile ALL of its
> source wxPython files while rendering a map for the first time? I don’t
> know. Something to look out for, especially with new users.

I haven't experienced these problems, I tried your grass 71 binary and
self-compiled grass. So hopefully, it's nothing serious.


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