[chirp_users] Import from stock config - option not available

Ronald Thornton thornton at Aerostation.org
Thu May 14 14:59:45 PDT 2015


This definitely needs someone with Mac OS experience.  I was able to 
unzip a Mac distribution but couldn't find the stock_config files so 
they might not be included.
-Ron-

Aerostation - The Art of Ballooning
www.Aerostation.org
Littleton, MA USA

On 05/14/2015 08:06 AM, Rich Carlson wrote:
> 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
>
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> *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 
> <javascript:return>> 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 <javascript:return>
>     *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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