[GRASS-user] GRASS 6.4.2

Stuart Edwards sedwards2 at cinci.rr.com
Fri Feb 24 17:39:33 EST 2012

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for the definitive word on installing GRASS on OS X - there are a number of dependencies that must be installed and these are all provided for easy installation.


On Feb 24, 2012, at 4:56 PM, Elvin Birth wrote:

> I downloaded and installed "wxPython2.8-osx-unicode-" and then "GRASS-6.4.2stable.pk.." on my MacBook Air with OS 10.6.8. 
> When I try to open GRASS-6.4.2.app (paper, pencil, ruler and brush icon) I get a very brief flash of the familiar icon, grass in a diamond, but nothing further.
> When I navigate to /Applications/GRASS/GRASS-6.4.app (grass in diamond icon) it shows the version as 6.4.2 and runs as when it was version 6.4.1. A line in the Terminal opening says "Found Python 2.6.1". After running, Terminal shows a group of identical errors:
> GRASS 6.4.2 (Wake_spc):~ > Fri Feb 24 14:53:49 Elvin-Birth-MacBook-Air.local pythonw2.6[71591] <Error>: CGContextRestoreGState: invalid context 0x0.
> What have I done incorrectly or failed to do?
> Elvin Birth
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