[chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not available

Grayg Ralphsnyder wgrayg at mountain.net
Thu May 14 05:44:20 PDT 2015



Just have to say it ... I think it's Bueller's his day off.

> Has anybody else running Chirp on a Mac dealt with missing menu options? 
>
>
> Is anybody familiar enough with OSX application packages to explain where
> app files are installed in the directory structure?
>
>
> Anybody? Bueller? Bueller?
>
>
> Rich
>
> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
>
> From:"jerry hodgson" <ke4psa at gmail.com>
> Date:Wed, May 13, 2015 at 5:53 PM
> Subject:Re: [chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not available
>
> 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 Ballooning www.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 Ballooning www.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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