[GRASS5] Re: grass 5.7 windows?
neteler at itc.it
Wed Mar 31 09:57:34 EST 2004
On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 02:24:57PM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
> > I got GRASS 5.7 sort of working under Cygwin
> > (see my new install docs at:
> > http://grass.itc.it/grass51/binary/mswindows_cygwin/
> > -> cygwin_grass.html
> > )
> > but found a small problem. While d.mon is able to handle
> > the XDRIVER.exe file (note the .exe extension under Cygwin),
> > the DBMI tools are unable to handle the DBF driver (named dbf.exe
> > in $GISBASE/driver/db/dbf.exe ). When I rename the file to
> > 'dbf' only it works fine.
> > Any ideas what to change to allow for 'dbf.exe' as well?
> AFAICT, the problem is in the "dbmscap" code (in
> lib/db/dbmi_base/dbmscap.c), which scans the $GISBASE/driver/db
> directory to generate the list of drivers. If the driver executable is
> called "dbf.exe", then the driver name (for DB_DRIVER, driver= etc)
> will be "dbf.exe", not "dbf".
Thanks - Radim has solved it in CVS.
So simply ignore my G_execl() mail.
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