[GRASS-dev] [bug #5332] (grass) crashed when i load a project

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 26 20:42:24 EST 2006

Request Tracker wrote:
> this bug's URL: http://intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=5332
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Subject: crashed when i load a project
> Platform: GNU/Linux/x86_64
> grass obtained from: Mirror of Trento site
> grass binary for platform: Downloaded precompiled Binaries
> GRASS Version: 6.2.0-1
> Grass crashed when i will load the "spearfish60" project.
> Starting GRASS ...
> Welcome to GRASS 6.2.0 (2006) 
> GRASS homepage:                          http://grass.itc.it/
> This version running thru:               Bash Shell (/bin/bash)
> Help is available with the command:      g.manual -i
> See the licence terms with:              g.version -c
> If required, restart the graphical user interface with: gis.m &
> When ready to quit enter:                exit
> GRASS 6.2.0 (spearfish60):~ > Error in startup script: can't read
> "parts(n)": no such variable
>     while executing
> "MapCanvas::zoom_new $mon $parts(n) $parts(s) $parts(e)  $parts(w)
> $parts(nsres) $parts(ewres)"

g.region failed, probably because you don't have the required libraries
installed. (did you install the GDAL package(s)?)


We need to catch that error better so this will send a more meaningful
error message. see:

IMO we should try and fix this for the 6.2.1 release, as it is a very
common mistake.


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