[GRASS-user] help building GRASS 7 svn on MacOSX Lion

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Fri Sep 23 18:26:27 EDT 2011

IMHO, it is probably OK to go with 64bit and drop TclTk for GRASS 7. wxNVIZ is very close to the functionality of TclTk NVIZ and surpasses it in a number of areas. 

For GRASS 6.4, TclTk is still needed.

C. Michael Barton 
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Professor of Anthropology, School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ  85287-2402

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On Sep 24, 2011, at 2:24 PM, grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org wrote:

> Well, TclTk is only needed for the old NVIZ.  The old TclTk GUI is gone.  TclTk 64bit is another one of those that is a problem - it can be built 64bit, but it needs a newer TclTk that GRASS has problems with.
> So, a decision here:
> - 64bit-only GRASS: Skip the old NVIZ and make do with the still-in-progress wx nviz, or "3D view" (there was supposedly a lot of work done on this for GSOC?)
> - 32+64bit GRASS: so you can have 32bit NVIZ and 64bit rest of GRASS.

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