[GRASSLIST:1729] Re: successful OSX10.3 build with caveats

Byron Amerson byronea at u.washington.edu
Mon Nov 10 18:11:03 EST 2003


Thanks for your feedback. two questions:

1. Should I try out grass5.0.3?
2. Mesa3D will not build on my mac, are there other options??

I'll check out the make errors and post them later, I am at school right
now.  Thanks again.

Byron Amerson
MS student
University of Washington
Department of Earth and Space Sciences

On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Glynn Clements wrote:

> Byron Amerson wrote:
> > I have successfully built grass5.0.2 on my imac running osx 10.3.
> >
> > the last lines of the make output I paste below to ask if there is a way
> > that I can patch or build the components that did not get compiled.  I
> > also  am curious to know if any of these broken bits are integral to a
> > reasonably fully functional build of grass?
> > I compiled without dbm because
> > no matter what, compile could not see my gdbm.dylib even though it was
> > there plain as day.
> Nothing uses DBM; the checks were added because one of the developers
> was planning to use it for something, but nothing ever came of that.
> The checks have been removed from 5.3.
> > I also built without GLw and NLS, cause I could not
> > find any info about what they were and did not know how to proceed with
> > them.
> GLw is an OpenGL drawing area widget, and is only required for
> r3.showdspf.openGL.
> NLS stands for Native Language Support; if enabled, certain parts of
> GRASS (specifically: libgis, libraster, tcltkgrass, the startup code
> and the PostgreSQL modules) to use message catalogues to display text
> in languages other than English (currently, only Russian catalogues
> are available).
> IOW, neither of those are particularly important.
> > Gdal is built without python or odbc support.
> >
> > any insights or tips would be great.  Thanks
> > Compilation error in module: src/general/g.region (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.mapcalc3 (ignored)
> Bot of these are important; a GRASS package which doesn't have these
> modules isn't likely to be of much use. The r.mapcalc3 error may be
> related to readline; did you use --with-readline? (if so, try again
> without it; that feature has been problematic).
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.proj (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/mapdev/v.proj (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/sites/s.proj (ignored)
> These are fairly important.
> > Compilation error in module: src/mapdev/v.digit (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/mapdev/v.in.gshhs (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/mapdev/v.mkquads (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/misc/m.proj2 (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.sun (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.sunmask (ignored)
> These are less important; however, the failures are likely to be due
> to the same reason as for [rsv].proj and g.region.
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.in.gdal (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.in.doq (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/misc/m.kappa (ignored)
> I suspect that these are due to a trivial bug (exit() called without
> any arguments) which is fixed in 5.0.3.
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/r.tiff (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/imagery/i.points3 (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src/raster/wildfire (ignored)
> I can't think of any obvious cause for these, although r.tiff may be
> due to issues regarding the TIFF library.
> > Compilation error in module: src.garden/grass.postgresql (ignored)
> > Compilation error in module: src.contrib/GMSL/NVIZ2.2 (ignored)
> Both of these have substantial dependencies which aren't shared with
> the rest of GRASS. grass.postgresql needs the PostgreSQL headers and
> client library (libpq). NVIZ needs Tcl/Tk and OpenGL, and both of
> those need to be Unix/X11 versions, not "native" MacOSX (e.g. Aqua)
> versions.
> Apart from the r.in.doq/m.kappa bug, I can't say any more without
> seeing the actual errors from the output from "make". Don't send the
> complete output, just the error messages for the specific directories
> listed above. Also, any errors regarding the PROJ library will likely
> be repeated for each of the related modules; I only need to see one
> such example.
> --
> Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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