[GRASS-user] Problem with GRASS 6.3 startup

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue Aug 14 10:15:45 EDT 2007

This may be the answer for you. Another thing might be that you need to
specify where the includes are with your configure script. Add parameters
like with-tcltk-includes=<path to tcltk includes>


On 8/14/07 2:29 AM, "Vincent BAIN" <bain at toraval.fr> wrote:

> Perhaps I did not catch your actual problem, but did you have a look
> here ?
> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grassuser/2007-August/040757.html
> I had the same kind of pb when I compiled gdal from sources.
> Le lundi 13 août 2007 à 20:11 -0400, Thomas.Adams at noaa.gov a écrit :
>> List,
>> Actually this is not a new problem per se; it seems every time I build a new
>> version of GRASS from source the Tcl/Tk GUI
>> fails to come up when I hit 'Enter' after selecting the Location, Mapset,
>> etc. What happens is that the GUI trys to come-up,
>> flashes, and I get an error in the Term window that references a .tcl file at
>> the last line of the start-up script.
>> My inelegant way of handling this in the past was to simply copy shared
>> libraries for gdal, Tcl/Tk, and proj4 into the GRASS
>> lib directory. I would like to do this in a better way; what should I do?
>> Unfortunately, I have to build *everything* in a non-
>> standard location due to system constraints.
>> What makes my current situation more difficult is that I am in another office
>> (Salt Lake City, Utah), trying to help them get
>> going with GRASS and my 'fix' is not working. What we ended up doing was to
>> secure copy my Tcl/Tk shared libs from my
>> machine in Ohio to the one we're installing on, and it's not working.
>> Supposedly, the systems I'm working on have Tcl/Tk installed, but we could
>> not find the shared libs. Should we build Tcl/Tk
>> locally to ensure compatability? Is this the likely problem?
>> Thanks,
>> Tom
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