[GRASS-dev] Quick gis.m test on Windows

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Nov 7 00:25:39 EST 2006

Paul Kelly wrote:

> Just tried it and it seems to have a few problems with Msys-based 
> assumptions: I eventually found it works OK if I start it from the Msys 
> terminal but we should in theory be able to get everything except scripts 
> working without Msys.

> Anyway I'm not great at debugging Tcl but when first starting up I got 

> this error:
> couldn't write file "/dev/null": no such file or directory
> couldn't write file "/dev/null": no such file or directory

It's called "NUL:" on Windows, although ...

>      while executing
> "exec -- d.font romans >& /dev/null"

... gis.m probably shouldn't be running d.font. I thought it was using
direct rendering now, in which case d.font won't work.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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