[GRASS-user] v.in.dxf crashes

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Wed Nov 26 13:20:21 EST 2008

You are right, he would need to actually *have* a copy of x11 TclTk.  
However, your instructions for building it (in the GRASS source code)  
are very good and easy to follow.

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On Nov 26, 2008, at 11:11 AM, William Kyngesburye wrote:

> On Nov 26, 2008, at 11:42 AM, Michael Barton wrote:
>> On Nov 26, 2008, at 10:00 AM, <grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org>  
>> wrote:
>>> Message: 5
>>> Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 10:56:30 -0600
>>> From: William Kyngesburye <woklist at kyngchaos.com>
>>> Subject:
>>> To: Kurt Springs <ferret_bard at mac.com>
>>> Cc: GRASS user list <grassuser at grass.itc.it>
>>> Message-ID: <0382A5B6-C4D1-462E-A32E-EC51A09F00DF at kyngchaos.com>
>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed; delsp=yes
>>> On Nov 26, 2008, at 9:14 AM, Kurt Springs wrote:
>>>> On GRASS 6.3 I use X11 on Mac OS X 10.5.5 (aka Leopard).  I agree
>>>> that the problem is with Active tcl 8.5.  Having used the two, I
>>>> have found X11 to be much more stable.  How easy would it be to
>>>> compile a 6.4 to use X11?
>>> Not hard at all...
>> Actually, except for NVIZ, you don't even have to compile anything.  
>> If you have TclTk for x11, you can just set GRASS_WISH to the wish  
>> file for that version of TclTk. You need to do this in your  
>> bash .profile file and not in the .grassrc6 file. Then all of GRASS  
>> will be in the x11 version except for NVIZ.
>> Michael
> Except that I bundle the X11 TclTk into GRASS, while the Aqua TclTk  
> is outside GRASS.  Chances are Kurt doesn't have an X11 TclTk  
> hanging around, except what would be in GRASS 6.3.app.  Since I  
> built 6.4 for TclTk Aqua, I didn't bundle TclTk X11 into it.
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