[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-windows] No such file or directory

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Fri Aug 14 10:01:44 EDT 2009

(cc grass-dev)

[r.in.poly fails to read text input file on Windows/CMD line]

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Peter Brooks<peter at timedworld.com> wrote:
> No, I think it is whitespace...  I'm trying to use the 'cmd >' field
> in the 'GRASS GIS Layer Manager' (the new wxPython GUI).  I guess
> this is what a Windows user would try to do :-)
> I tried adding a space to the folder name (= 'c:\nc external'),
> forward slashes don't help but speech or quote marks do.
> (I think the same thing happens with all r.in commands if they are
> looking for external files - is this to be expected?)
> Using the GRASS Command line utility (DOS shell type interface):
> GRASS 6.4.0svn (North-Carolina)> cd c:/nc external
> The system cannot find the path specified.
> GRASS 6.4.0svn (North-Carolina)> cd c:\nc external
> (works ok)

Perhaps we need some more G_convert_dirseps_*() magic?


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