[GRASSLIST:5033] Re: GRASS 5.0; NVIZ visualation tool: problems starting under SuSE 8.1

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Fri Nov 22 02:25:07 EST 2002

Lars Forseth wrote:

> I have just uppgraded my linux installation to SuSE 8.1. 
> I have also installed GRASS (GIS) 5.0. This went well; and the basic tcl/tk 
> interfrace (tcltkgrass) startet. When I try to run NVIZ, the 3d vizualation 
> tool, it fails. A note here; I have created the usual symlinks in libtk/tcl; 
> i.e ln -sf /usr/lib/libtcl8.4.so /usr/lib/libtcl.so.0 and 
> /usr/lib/libtk8.4.so /usr/lib/libtk.so.0.
> Mesa is installed; and gears is running.
> Below is the output from the NVIZ program (run from tcltkgrass). Does anyone 
> have any idea why it crashes?

The most likely reason is that it was compiled for a version of Tcl/Tk
other than 8.4. You have to use exactly the same version of Tk for
which NVIZ was compiled.

Symlinks will work if you have the right version but the filenames are
wrong; they won't work if the version is wrong.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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