R: R: R: [GRASS-dev] WinGRASS-6.3.0RC5 Self Installer

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Mar 12 23:45:58 EDT 2008

Marco Pasetti wrote:

> >What's the problem with spaces? If any part of GRASS can't handle spaces in
> filenames, that's a bug which should be fixed.
> I would like to fix the problem too. Actually I spent some time on the
> installer script to configure GRASS in order to let it work also in dirs
> with spaces (in the first edition, in fact, installer used
> %PROGRAMFILES%\GRASS-6.3.0 as standard install dir, that means, for english
> versions of Windows, C:\Program Files\GRASS-6.3.0); but, after completing
> the installer with success, I discovered that there are many things in GRASS
> that definetely don't work because that "spaced" intallation directory: no
> help pages, no NVIZ...

Please provide details. What you tried, what happened, any error
messages etc.

The extent to which GRASS works on Windows depends to a very large
extent on whether people who experience problems provide us with
enough information to actually do something about it.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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