[Qgis-developer] QGIS crash on Mac OS X -- 0.8 release branch
sherman at mrcc.com
Mon May 14 00:42:57 EDT 2007
Great detective work guys. Thanks.
On May 13, 2007, at 7:20 PM, Tom Elwertowski wrote:
> William Kyngesburye wrote:
>> On May 13, 2007, at 2:07 AM, Gary Sherman wrote:
>>> I installed your (William's) GRASS 6.3-cvs package and now
>>> everything seems to work.
>>> It did not work with the GRASS 6.2 package.
>> huh. I wonder if just the version numbering is the key. Just a
>> thought, but if GDAL loads its grass 6.2 libs, then Qgis tries to
>> load another set of 6.2 libs, the OSX linker may be trying to be
>> smart and using one that's already loaded, but they're just
>> different enough from what Qgis expects to cause problems. But
>> with Qgis+GRass 6.3, the linker sees 6.3 as different enough to
>> load those libraries also.
> I found the problem. The path references in GRASS 6.2 libs have an
> extra (non-existent) directory:
> The libs in 6.3 don't:
> If I create the following link for GRASS 6.2:
> ln -s . /Applications/GRASS.app/Contents/Resources/grass-6.2.1
> QGIS can load shp files without crashing and without starting GRASS.
> QGIS is probably working ok inside GRASS 6.2 because GRASS has
> already loaded the libraries and QGIS doesn't need to use the path
> info to find them.
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