[GRASS-user] d.out.file fails to create PDF output on OSX

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Fri Jan 8 11:11:50 EST 2010

Did you see my previous response to this?  try this, then try running d.out.file:

sudo ln -s libpixman-1.dylib /Applications/GRASS-6.4.app/Contents/MacOS/lib/libpixman-1.0.dylib

On Jan 8, 2010, at 9:37 AM, Christian Kaiser wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> Probably a problem not linked to GRASS itself, but to packaging the Mac OS X binary...
> I am having troubles using d.out.file when using the Cairo driver with GRASS 6.4RC5 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It gives me the following output:
> GRASS 6.4.0svn (Suisse):~ > d.out.file -cr output=/Temp/test.pdf format=pdf
> Saving display from Monitor: [x0] to </Temp/test.pdf.pdf>.
> Image size [977 x 668]
> dyld: Library not loaded: /Users/Shared/src/cairo/build/snow/intel/lib/libpixman-1.0.dylib
> Referenced from: /Applications/GRASS-6.4.app/Contents/MacOS/lib/libcairo.2.dylib
> Reason: image not found
> WARNING: No socket to connect to for monitor <cairo>.
> WARNING: No socket to connect to for monitor <cairo>.
> Forcing a smooth legend: too many categories for current window height
> 100%
> WARNING: No such monitor as <cairo>
> Screen export complete. (writing the file may take a small amount of time)
> Image crop [636 x 443]
> Done.
> It seems to me that there is a problem with the libpixman-1.0.dylib located in /Users/Shared/src/...
> I am using the precompiled GRASS 6.4 RC5-3 for Snow Leopard from Knygchaos.
> I don't know whether there is a link with ticket #656 which describes a related problem and that was due to an installer problem.
> Thank you for an indication what is wrong.
> Kind regards,
> Christian Kaiser
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