[GRASS5] Mac OS X Tcl fix and Startup Errors

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Sun Apr 13 20:40:44 EDT 2003

Jeshua Lacock wrote:

> >> These errors are being caused by:
> >>
> >>      puts stdout "GISDBASE='$database'; export GISDBASE;"
> >>      puts stdout "LOCATION_NAME='$location'; export LOCATION_NAME;"
> >>      puts stdout "MAPSET='$mapset'; export MAPSET;"
> >
> > Do you have any idea how is this code causing the above errors? I'm
> > not doubting that it is, but I can't see any possible mechanism.
> The semi-colons appear to be the culprit.
> Also. strangely, the line:
>     puts stdout "exit"
> Generates the message:
>     : command not foundtc/Init.sh: exit
> And yet, when I type in the shell "exit" <enter>  everything works.
> Any ideas?

No; you could try playing around with eval, e.g.

	eval `echo "exit"`

etc, but I'm not sure that it will achieve much (except, it may
confirm that the shell is broken).

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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