[GRASS-user] Re: Xganim errors in WinGRASS

yuri bay ksh_wong at msn.com
Wed Feb 7 04:03:11 EST 2007


Hamish, thanks for the reply.  If I need to use the solution you have 
suggested, does that mean I need to uninstall the native binary winGRASS so 
that I can install the Cygwin binary one?? I have tried to use d.slide.show 
but there is no response nor errors.



>From: Hamish <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com>
>To: Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
>CC: ksh_wong at msn.com, grassuser at grass.itc.it, wingrass at grass.itc.it
>Subject: Re: [GRASS-user] Re: Xganim errors in WinGRASS
>Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 12:25:26 +1300
> > yuri bay wrote:
> > > I am trying to use the 'xganim' function (in WinGRASS) to animate a 
> > > of vectors (converted from shapefiles) but has encountered the 
> > > attached errors.
>Another (Cywgin required) solution:
>   d.slide.show -v across=1 down=1
> > Clearly, this component isn't included in the WinGRASS binary
> > packages. xganim requires Motif (it's currently the only module which
> > does);
> >
> > Cygwin provides a package for LessTif (which should work), so there
> > isn't any fundamental reason why xganim can't be provided on Cygwin;
> > it just requires whoever builds the Cygwin packages to install LessTif
> > and use --with-motif when configuring GRASS.
>(general call for packagers)
>It would sure be nice if someone produced a GRASS 6.2.1 Cygwin binary.
>Currently the most up-to-date binary available for the Cygwin version
>is 6.1-cvs April 17, 2006. i.e. there is still no stable GRASS 6.2
>available for Windows users -- what's the problem? shared libs?

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