[GRASS-user] d.m.tcl

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Feb 19 01:20:44 EST 2007

Thanks very much Hamish. I'm sure that this will be helpful to some. I'm
already having split personality issues going back and forth between TclTk
(with the gis.m called GUI) and the new wx.Python. I guess that's why I'm
not a real programmer.


On 2/18/07 10:24 PM, "Hamish" <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Maciej Sieczka wrote:
>> The reason for d.m not starting is a recent change introduced to
>> ps.map, which d.m calls at startup. After this issue is solved, d.m
>> will be operational again. Developers are informed:
>> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass5/2007-February/029067.html
>> Note that this problem has been reported in another email too:
>> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grassuser/2007-February/038483.html
> fixed in CVS.
>> Michael Barton wrote:
>>> "d.m" is a script that calls the old x11 display based TclTk GUI. It
>>> is no longer supported, though it still ships with the default GRASS
>>> build for backward compatibility and because some people prefer it.
> I will continue support d.m (keep it going; attempt to fix bugs) until
> the new WxPython GUI comes online. I plan on removing d.m from the
> Makefile the same time the wxGUI is added. There will be no new d.m
> development, gis.m is currently the active target.
> Hamish

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity
Arizona State University

phone: 480-965-6213
fax: 480-965-7671
www: http://www.public.asu.edu/~cmbarton

More information about the grass-user mailing list