[chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not available

jerry hodgson ke4psa at gmail.com
Wed May 13 16:53:10 PDT 2015


about the stock settings... beware, the marine vhf settings in the configs
.... do not match the us coast guard vhf channels lol... that was 20mins of
research, printing and keying lol
On May 13, 2015 6:54 PM, "Rich Carlson" <astrofan15 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Thanks Ron - an error related to where Chirp is looking for the stock
> config files makes sense.
>
> Now to the important question: how do I remedy this on a Mac? Downloading
> and dragging a file into the Applications folder is obviously different
> than how you would do a Windows/Ubuntu install.
>
> I did a quick scan of the Yosemite directory structure and couldn't find
> any Chirp files anywhere (besides the primary Chirp app).
>
> Rich
>  ------------------------------
>  *From:* Ronald Thornton <thornton at Aerostation.org>
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2:12 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not
> available
>
> Continuing the testing, I installed chirp with "python setup.py install"
> while in the "chirp-daily-20150513" directory.
>
> Setup installed the stock config files in
> "/usr/local/share/chirp/stock_configs" while the chirp expects to find them
> in "/usr/share/chirp/stock_configs".
>
> Looks like a misunderstanding between chirp and the setup.py defaults,
> that may affect Mac as well as Ubuntu.
>
> Quick and dirty fix, I created a symbolic link at the expected directory
> with "ln -s ../local/share/chirp /usr/share/chirp".  I think I had to
> restart chirp twice before it picked up the "File->Open stock config" and
> "Radio>Import from stock config" menu items.
>
> Regards,
> Ron - N1JKL
>
> Aerostation - The Art of Ballooningwww.Aerostation.org
> Littleton, MA USA
>
> On 05/13/2015 09:38 AM, Ronald Thornton wrote:
>
>  Rich,
>
> I am running chirp on Ubuntu 14.02.  I can create your symptoms if I
> delete both directory "chirp-daily-20150513/stock_configs/" and
> "~/.chirp/stock_configs/" (during init, chirp copies chirp-daily stock
> config files to ~/.chirp/stock_config and initializes the application to
> use the files under my home directory).
>
> I don't "install" chirp but simply extract the daily build and run it in
> place.  An installed version may expect the source stock_configs/ files
> elsewhere (I think /usr/share/chirp on Ubuntu).
>
> I don't know much about the Mac, but for some reason it can't seem to find
> the stock_config/* files that are part of the distribution so it doesn't
> create the corresponding menu items.
>
> Regards,
> Ron (happy Chirp to Baofeng user) N1JKL
>
> Aerostation - The Art of Ballooningwww.Aerostation.org
> Littleton, MA USA
>
> On 05/13/2015 08:19 AM, Rich Carlson wrote:
>
>  Morning All,
>
>  I downloaded the daily build that was made available this morning.  No
> luck - the Import from stock config option is still nowhere to be found.
>
>
>
>    Here are all of the choices under the Menu options:
>
>  CHIRP: Get Help Online / About / Services / Hide / Hide others / Show
> All / Quit
>
>  File: New / Open / Recent / Save / Save As / Import / Export / Close
>
>  Edit: Cut / Copy /Paste / Delete / Select All / Move Up /Move Down /
> Exchange / Properties / Start dictation / Emoji & Symbols
>
>  View: Columns / Hide Unused Fields / Smart tone modes / Change language
>
>  Radio: Download from Radio / Upload to Radio / Import from Data Source /
> Query from Data Source / Channel defaults / Stop
>
>  Help: Report Statistics / Enable developer functions
>
>  The only greyed out choice is Stop (under Radio).
>
>  KK7DS Python Runtime R10 is installed. I was able to successfully
> download info from RepeaterBook, so Chirp is partially working. Just no
> sign of stock config anywhere.
>
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *From:* Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com>
> *To:* Rich Carlson <astrofan15 at yahoo.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:59 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not
> available
>
>   So if you click "File", is there an "Open stock config" option? This
> would be the same files. They just open in a separate tab. You would just
> cut-and-paste them to where you want them instead of import them directly.
>
>  Jim KC9HI
>
>
>
> On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 6:41 PM, Rich Carlson <astrofan15 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>
> Yes sir KK7DS Python Runtime R10 is installed.
>
>  I was able to successfully download info from RepeaterBook, so Chirp is
> partially working. Just no sign of stock config anywhere.
>
>  Rich
>
>  Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
> ------------------------------
>  *From*:"Jim Unroe" <rock.unroe at gmail.com>
> *Date*:Tue, May 12, 2015 at 4:29 PM
> *Subject*:Re: [chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not
> available
>
>   On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 6:12 PM, Rich Carlson <astrofan15 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > The 4 options I listed below are the only options available under "Radio
> /
> > Import from Data Source" and "Radio / Query Data Source". There is no 5th
> > option for "Import from stock config" (greyed out or otherwise).
> >
> > And I have two tabs open at this time: My download from radio tab, and a
> new
> > empty tab that I just created to see if that would help. The 4 selections
> > are the same on both tabs.
> >
> > And I'm running on a Mac (Yosemite 10.10.3) if that makes any difference.
>
> You'll have to bear with me, I'm not a Mac person. You do have the
> "KK7DS Python runtime" installed, right?
>
>
> Jim KC9HI
>
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