[GRASS-dev] Wingrass and TclTk

Benjamin Ducke benjamin.ducke at ufg.uni-kiel.de
Wed Oct 31 13:03:10 EDT 2007

Glynn Clements wrote:
> Benjamin Ducke wrote:
>>> 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
>>> MSys/MinGW?
>> Yes, I made a complete install of MSYS + tools and just copied
>> everything over. I was going to look through it later to check
>> what can be thrown out and bit by bit make a list of what needs
>> to go in.
>> The wingrass.bat script I posted early starts up cmd.exe in the user's
>> Windows home directory. Sh.exe also respects that. Thus, scripts look
>> for files in the user home dir first.
>> Which I think is OK.
> I'm talking about cases where the executable needs to open files in
> /etc, /usr/lib, /usr/share, etc. I'm guessing that the executable
> isn't going to be expecting "/" to be wherever you put GRASS.

Do you have specific examples that I could test?

Benjamin Ducke, M.A.
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(Inst. of Prehistoric and Historic Archaeology)
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