[GRASS5] Re: [GRASSLIST:2166] Re: i.ortho.photo in xwin

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 13 02:56:54 EST 2004

> > I don't know what might be happening in your case, but I can say
> > that i.ortho.photo works in Cygwin. And if you add
> >     GRASS_STDERR: 1
> > to .grassrc5 you will disable the send mail and the message should
> > got to sdtout (your shell window) instead.
> Actually, I don't think that's true of photo.rectify.
> There is a facility for mailing errors to the user built into the
> libgis error functions (G_warning/G_fatal_error), and that can be
> disabled by setting GRASS_STDERR.
> However, photo.rectify has its own version of this functionality, and
> there doesn't appear to be an override. Unless you have a working
> "mail" program (which implies a working local mail system), you can't
> see the messages.
> OTOH, I suppose that you could create a dummy "mail" script which just
> appends its input to a log file.

should this be ripped out of the rectify programs? The speed/use of
modern UNIX computers makes this functionality a bit weird, and the user
can always background the job themselves if they want to do something

code simplification and all that.


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