[GRASS-user] RE: [GRASS-dev] Gis.m Error in Grass 6.2 startup

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 12 03:53:54 EST 2006

Moritz Lennert wrote:
> Patton, Eric wrote:
> > Here's my .grassrc6:
> > GRASS_GUI: gis.m
> If you replace the latter with
> GRASS_GUI: tcltk
> it should work.
> This is linked to Hamish' changes to allow a more precise choice of
> gui:
> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass-commit/2006-November/024978.html
> GRASS_GUI: gis.m works for me in 6.3, but I don't think these changes 
> were backported to 6.2. So if you work in a mixed 6.2/6.3 environment,
> this might break things (i.e. launching grass with the -tcltk command
> in 6.3 automatically puts 'gis.m' in the GRASS_GUI variable, but 6.2
> does not recognize this value).

ah, I hadn't thought of that. I've reset the -gui target to "tcltk" in
6.3-cvs so the .grassrc6 files stay backwards compatible for the vast
majority of

should the d.m-remembering change be backported to 6.2? I wasn't
planning on it, but I'd overlooked this breakage.


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