[GRASS-dev] wxGUI programmer's manual ?

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri May 13 04:09:40 PDT 2016

On 13/05/16 01:55, Vaclav Petras wrote:
> Hi Moritz,
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 3:26 AM, Moritz Lennert
> <mlennert at club.worldonline.be <mailto:mlennert at club.worldonline.be>> wrote:
>     Trying to understand how some of the code in the wxGUI works, I'm
>     confronted with the absence of documentation of the wxGUI code.
> Please, feel free to ask on mailing list if something is unclear.
>     Yes, there are docstrings in the code, but what is lacking is a
>     programmer's manual that describes the general logic and gives a
>     more precise overview of what is done in the different files and
>     classes.
>     Is there anything like this out there ?
> Yes:
> cd grass/source/code
> make sphinxdoc

I'm getting:

Encoding error:
'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 36: ordinal not in 
The full traceback has been saved in /tmp/sphinx-err-Ioryqi.log, if you 
want to report the issue to the developers.
Makefile:85: recipe for target 'wxguihtml' failed
make[1]: *** [wxguihtml] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory 
include/Make/Sphinx.make:32: recipe for target 'sphinxdoc' failed
make: *** [sphinxdoc] Error 2

And in the log file there is this:

# Sphinx version: 1.3.6
# Python version: 2.7.11+ (CPython)
# Docutils version: 0.12 release
# Jinja2 version: 2.8
# Last messages:

# Loaded extensions:
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/sphinx/cmdline.py", line 243, 
in main
     opts.warningiserror, opts.tags, opts.verbosity, opts.jobs)
   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/sphinx/application.py", line 
128, in __init__
     confoverrides or {}, self.tags)
   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/sphinx/config.py", line 277, 
in __init__
     execfile_(filename, config)
   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/sphinx/util/pycompat.py", line 
128, in execfile_
     exec_(code, _globals)
   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/six.py", line 699, in exec_
     exec("""exec _code_ in _globs_, _locs_""")
   File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
   File "conf.py", line 45, in <module>
     grass_version = core.version()['version']
line 1519, in version
     data = parse_command('g.version', flags='rge', errors='ignore')
line 503, in parse_command
     return parse(res, **parse_args)
line 215, in parse_key_val
     v = decode(kv[1].strip())
line 160, in decode
     return bytes.decode(enc) if enc else bytes.decode()
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 36: 
ordinal not in range(128)

> There is also:
> https://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/WxGUI_Programming_Howto
> which should be probably moved to Trac or the documentation itself.

Right, didn't know about this. Thanks !


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