[GRASS5] Debian

Eric G. Miller egm2 at jps.net
Thu Nov 28 23:26:04 EST 2002

On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 07:39:56AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> One would expect the premier free GIS, GRASS,
> to have an up to date shiny version for the premier free distribution,
> Debian, of the premier free operating system, GNU/Linux.
> Could it be that Grass core developers mostly use "other leading
> brands"?  No announcements of new items should be made until that item
> is also nicely packaged and ready for debian.
> Let's make the grass installation experience a simple "apt-get"
> instead of an arduous "educational experience".
> That um, I just happen to use Debian, is, um just a coincidence :-)

You're welcome to help package 5.0 for Debian.  It really isn't that
hard to compile from sources on Debian (I've been doing it for a few
years now. ;)  It's alot easier than it used to be (getting all the
dependencies is the biggest issue now).

"...the plural of anecdote is [not?] data."  - attrib. to George Stigler

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