[GRASS5] Re: [GRASSLIST:2125] Re: help request

Markus Neteler neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Thu Jul 19 09:00:21 EDT 2001

Hi Eric,

I am cc'ing this to "grass5" as below might be fixable?

On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 05:54:07PM -0700, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 04:39:06PM +0200, Stefano De Felici wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > in these days I've found a couple of misfunctioning (or something similar)
> > in GRASS 5pre01. I'm using RedHat6.2 with ncurses libs suitably updated and:
> > - at the moment my GRASS is completed locked. After I made a mistake in
> > setting a new location and mapset, I escaped leaving blanks in location and
> > mapset name. Now, when I start GRASS, an empty window with the title
> > gis_set.tcl appear at side of the main one (the main one is the window where
> > appear "Strarting GRASS") and then all stop.
> > How can I start GRASS again?
> $ grass5 -text
> Will launch you into normal text mode.  Locations and mapsets are just
> directories.  If you created a bogus Location and/or mapset, and it
> doesn't have any meaningful data you want to save, you can just delete
> the location/mapset directories using normal file management tools.

In case GRASS detects such a misconfiguration, it should automatically
remove the .grassrc5 file. For some circumstances this seems to be already
implemented, perhaps it should be extended?


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