[GRASS5] GRASS releases - some remarks

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Tue Mar 23 12:57:12 EST 2004

On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 11:19:06AM -0500, Jean-Denis Giguere wrote:
> I'm working on a linux distro called EduLinux. 

Will it be based on a GNU/Linux system with completely Free Software?

> It is developed at 
> Sherbrooke University mostly for students of all ages and all domains. I 
> have to package GIS related software for this distro.  I wish to improve 
> the use of free software in  our departement of geomatic and I think 
> that integration of GRASS and other GIS related software in an open 
> source desktop system is a good way.
> I would like to know wich version of GRASS should I include. Improve in 
> 5.7 are great and we use a lot vectors in our labs (mostly ArcGis), but 
> is it enough stable to use it daily ?

It highly depends on the intended audience and use.
Asking the user list might give better insights. :)

> I have two weeks for packaging GRASS and related software (postGIS, 
> mapserver, ...). Advices will be very appreciated.

If you seek advice for other packages ask on the FreeGIS list.
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