[GRASS-user] cleaning unwanted files
nikos.alexandris at felis.uni-freiburg.de
Tue Nov 18 19:14:46 EST 2008
On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 21:46 +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Nikos Alexandris wrote:
> > What about the GIS_ERROR_LOG?
> > Right now this file is in my /home directory and occupies 187MB! Can we
> > safely remove it (since there are many not important messages there)?
That's good :-)
> > Should we back it up?
> That's up to you, but I wouldn't.
> > Can the code that produces it modified on order to remove after some
> > time old entries (like old clean_temp)?
> GRASS only writes to that file if it already exists; nothing in GRASS
> should ever create it.
What created it in my computer? I certainly did not created this on
purpose. Perhaps I did something which has this "side-effect"... but
nothing that I am aware of.
> If it doesn't exist, error message just go to stderr (i.e. the
> terminal, unless it has been redirected).
More information about the grass-user