[GRASSLIST:3045] Re: Problems with TclTk Aqua

Colleen/Jeff Stubbs cjstubbs at adelphia.net
Mon Mar 29 14:23:40 EST 2004

On Mar 29, 2004, at 12:41 PM, Glynn Clements wrote:

> Kurt Springs wrote:
>> I recently downloaded the GRASS 5.3 and 5.7 binaries for OS X.  I must
>> say that I am impressed by how they're shaping up.  I am having one
>> problem.  I also installed TclTkAquaBi-8.4.5.  Afterwards, when I 
>> launch
>> GRASS 5.3, the Wish Shell crashes.
> tcltkgrass currently requires a Unix/X11 version of Tcl/Tk; it won't
> work with the native MacOSX/Aqua version.
>> GRASS 5.7, on the other hand, will launch, but when I try to display a
>> map I get:
>> Error:  channel "console1" wasn't open for writing
> That error is a known symptom of running tcltkgrass with the Aqua
> version of Tcl/Tk.
>> Does anyone have any ideas on what is wrong and how to fix it?
> Install a Unix/X11 version of Tcl/Tk. This can be obtained via fink,
> although ISTR that pre-compiled binaries are available (I don't recall
> where from, though; hopefully someone else can provide a link).


These might be want you need:


Look about two thirds down the page for,


I thought there were OSX package installers for X11 versions of Tcl/Tk 
8.4.5, but I can't find any links. Sorry.


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