[GRASS-user] GRASS GIS GUI on Mac OS X 10.7 - still problems?

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Wed Nov 9 13:23:56 EST 2011

The only reason to hesitate about upgrading to Lion is if you are compiling GRASS. AFAICT, GRASS compiled under Snow Leopard runs fine on Lion. 

GRASS compiled under Lion may or may not have some quirks about running in Snow Leopard.

C. Michael Barton 
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Professor of Anthropology, School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Arizona State University
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On Nov 10, 2011, at 10:00 AM, grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org wrote:

> Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 14:58:32 +0100
> From: Ralf Sch?fer <senator at ecotoxicology.de>
> Subject: [GRASS-user] GRASS GIS GUI on Mac OS X 10.7 - still problems?
> To: grass-user at lists.osgeo.org
> Message-ID: <4006F1D7-2C7F-4AD7-9F57-7E37FD303CE1 at ecotoxicology.de>
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> Dear GRASS users,
> in a discussion thread on GRASS GUI for OS X Lion it William Kyngesbury stated:
> " In fact, there may be new problems because Lion got rid of the rest of Carbon (as I understand it) and wxPython in GRASS is still Carbon-based.  A cocoa-based wxpython currently doesn't work in GRASS. "
> So is anyone using the GRASS GUI under Lion OS X and are there problems - and if so, is there a time frame for when a wxpython GUI on OS X will be available?
> I need the GUI for teaching at university and if there are issues I would refrain from upgrading to Lion.
> Thanks for any advice in advance!
> Ralf

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