[GRASS-dev] Wingrass and TclTk

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Oct 31 09:35:37 EDT 2007

Benjamin Ducke wrote:

> > The relative path will only work if grass63.bat is installed in
> > c:\msys\1.0, so there's no benefit to using it.
> Not quite. With the setup above, GRASS can be installed _anywhere_ on
> the file system. The only prerequisite is that grass63.bat sits
> in the same folder as the GRASS install dir.
> E.g. on my harddisk I have grass63.bat in c:\WinGRASS\
> and the GRASS dir (grass-6.3.cvs) in the same folder.
> I then copied C:\msys\1.0\bin, dll and share
> (at least the parts that I needed for using the shell) into
> c:\WinGRASS.
> This way, I have a completely self-contained GRASS distribution.
> I can add more bits an pieces (such as R) easily as needed and
> at the end, put everything into on ZIP for distribution.

Have you tested this on a system which doesn't already have MSys

The scripts use a lot of common Unix utilities; have you included
those? If they need to read any data files, are they looking for them
in the WinGRASS directory or in the already-installed version of

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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