On Fri, 2017-05-19 at 04:44 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 19 May 2017 01:28:09 Chris Albertson wrote:
> 
> > Looks good. I read the list of features and so on.  Pulled current
> > version from GitHub and now I am trying to make it run.
> >
> > Seems the installer missed some stuff .  I get this when I run pycam:
> >
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "/usr/local/bin/pycam", line 4, in <module>
> >     __import__('pkg_resources').run_script('pycam==0.6.2.dev0',
> > 'pycam') File
> > "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line
> > 719, in run_script
> >     self.require(requires)[0].run_script(script_name, ns)
> >   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py",
> > line 1511, in run_script
> >     exec(script_code, namespace, namespace)
> >   File
> > "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pycam-0.6.2.dev0-py2.7.egg/EGG
> >-INFO/scripts/pycam", line 53, in <module>
> >
> > ImportError: No module named Exporters.GCodeExporter
> 
> I don't have that module either, but it does run, logging this in the 
> terminal screen I ran it from:
> 
> gene@coyote:~/bin/pycam-master$ scripts/pycam
> Enabled 4 parallel local processes
> Skipping 
> plugin /home/gene/bin/pycam-master/pycam/Plugins/PathParameters.py 
> (broken or dependencies missing)
> *** skipped 2 similar message(s) ***
> Font directory: /home/gene/bin/pycam-master/share/fonts
> Imported STL model: 0 vertices, 0 edges, 1444 triangles



you need to install python-enum34





> And the control screens path generation options are all greyed out.
> 
> It does display the "PYCAM" nameplate, but its a poorer visual than I 
> recall from it a decade  back.  IIRC I had something called pycam I'd 
> pulled in back when I was running ubuntu-6-4 lts.
> 
> > On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 5:35 PM, Sebastian Kuzminsky <s...@highlab.com>
> >
> > wrote:
> > > On 05/18/2017 05:27 PM, Chris Albertson wrote:
> > > > So yes, I really would like to see a linux based end to end CAD/AM
> > > > workflow.   It appears the one just barely exists for 3D printing.
> > > >  There are 3D modelers and drafting tools (Blender and FreeCAD)
> > > > but the missing link is g-code generation to drive 3D metal
> > > > cutting tools.
> > >
> > > Give PyCAM a try:  https://github.com/sebkuzminsky/pycam
> > >
> > > It does 2d and 3d path generation, it's entirely open source, it
> > > runs on Linux and plays well with LinuxCNC.
> > >
> > > Here's a 2d example:
> > >
> > > http://highlab.com/~seb/blog//2017/02/23/open-source-cad-cam-mc/
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Sebastian Kuzminsky
> > >
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> 
> Cheers, Gene Heskett




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