[GRASS5] CygWIN: compilation of current CVS HEAD?

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Thu Feb 6 04:03:14 EST 2003

On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 08:45:33AM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > Otherwise, you may end up running the DOS sort.exe, which will try to
> > > sort the file called "-u", and complain.
> > 
> > This will be the reason - in parallel we found this solution
> > 
> >     sort | uniq |
> > is nicer than
> >     sort -u
> > 
> > Maybe the suggestion is more portable? It's not my machine, so I don't
> > know right now if there is a DOS 'uniq.exe'.
> There isn't, so Cygwin's (i.e. GNU) "uniq" will get used instead.
> In any case, if you have the DOS tools (e.g. C:\WINDOWS\COMMMAND) in
> the search path ahead of Cygwin's /bin directory, all manner of things
> could go wrong[1], so there isn't much point in changing gmake.sh to
> work around one specific symptom.
> [1] e.g. using DOS' find.exe instead of GNU find definitely won't
> work.

Thanks for the clarification. So we'll check the PATH here which
we modified to get the R/GRASS interface working [1].


[1] If interested, see instructions here:
    The Windows related instructions are written from suggestions
    of several users.
    This page could be improved, suggestions are welcome.

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