[Qgis-developer] Re: Mac OS X build 0.8.1 avail + notes
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Mon Jun 25 15:32:36 EDT 2007
On Jun 25, 2007, at 12:49 PM, Tim Sutton wrote:
> Hi William
> Thanks for this! I have added your hints to the install notes in
> INSTALL.t2t and will commit shortly.
One more note, on the binary - there appears to be some problem with
opening shapefiles. Same as was discussed at the end of May, I'm
just catching up. But I've narrowed down a more specific case: when
the GRASS app that Qgis was build with is missing (or renamed), when
you try to add a shapefile Qgis crashes in QgsOgrProvider::loadFields().
It may apply to other builds (like Tom's all-in-one, when he finishes
So, it kinda makes GRASS required for now...
I was talking with Gary off-list about it (he relayed the problem to
me). Here is what I sent him most recently (get this into list
> I renamed GRASS 6.3, so Qgis doesn't see it. Add a shapefile and
> bye bye Qgis. Same thread trace - crashing in ogrprovider.
> I rebuilt Qgis with GRASS 6.2. But when I rename GRASS 6.2 so Qgis
> doesn't see it, same crash when loading a shapefile. So the GRASS
> version isn't a problem.
> I did a couple more tests:
> - renamed GRASS app so Qgis doesn't see it AND disabled the GRASS
> format in the GDAL framework. Still crashes.
> - with GRASS normal, used the Qgis plugin manager to disable the
> GRASS plugin. Quit. Then rename GRASS so Qgis doesn't see it. So
> Qgis should not attempt to load the GRASS plugin since it was
> previously disabled.
> STILL crashes, and the loaded libraries (binary images) list in the
> crash log shows the grass plugin and library as being loaded.
William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
"I ache, therefore I am. Or in my case - I am, therefore I ache."
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