[Therion] Compatibility with Survex

Wookey wookey at wookware.org
Wed Jan 15 17:29:41 CET 2014

+++ Wookey [2014-01-15 14:57 +0000]:
> +++ Graham Mullan [2014-01-15 14:48 -0000]:
> >    In the latest project in which I am involved, I am having to import data
> >    from Survex (actually from Compass via Survex but that's another story!).
> >    This requires importing survex 3d files. The problem that I have is that
> >    .3d files generated in the most recent iterations of Survex cannot be read
> >    by Therion. I had the same problem some years back & eventually they
> >    caught up with each other, but it seems that the Survex format has changed
> >    too much once again.
> >     
> >    Can this be rectified, please 'cos it's a pain in the bum.
> I already fixed this in Debian, and the necessary patch is here:
> http://sources.debian.net/src/therion/5.3.11-2/debian/patches/update-survex-img-parser-to-v8.patch
> There an uptodate 5.3.12 version in here:
> http://www.wookware.org/software/repo/pool/main/t/therion/therion_5.3.12-1.debian.tar.xz
> (That's not uploaded officially yet as I'm trying to solve the tk-img
> missing background image issue first)  ( http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=718294 )

Sorry, forgot to go on to say that I realise this isn't directly very
useful to Graham or other Windows users, but it does mean that it should
be very easy for the developers to just apply that and rebuild the
Windows version.

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