[GRASS5] current WinGRASS binaries compiled without PNG?

Richard Greenwood rich at greenwoodmap.com
Tue Mar 2 13:59:52 EST 2004

Michael Barton wrote:
> I've been trying to track down a PNG problem with GRASS for CYGWIN 
> binaries downloaded from the main WinGRASS download site. When d.mon 
> start=PNG is invoked, it returns the following error:
> ERROR: no such monitor 'PNG"
> No such monitor as 'PNG'
> Problem selecting PNG. Will try once more
> No such monitor as 'PNG'
> My read is that this indicates the binaries were compiled -without PNG.
> Is this correct?
> If, so, can new binaries be compiled with PNG? Is PNG a problem for 
> Thanks very much for your help.
> Michael Barton

I think I compiled the 5.0.3 binaries at:
And it was compiled with PNG support (see grass5.0.3_config.log in above 
directory). I have not occasion to use the PNG driver under Cygwin, but 
I just gave it a try and received the same error message you got.

Sorry that doesn't help you much.

Richard Greenwood

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