[GRASS-dev] Instructions for devel versions added to CompileOnWindows

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Mar 29 11:59:39 EDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Colin Nielsen <colin.nielsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Milton:
>> By the way, I remember that almost on my case I needed to incluide
>> to extra steps before start GRASS
>> GRASS_WISH=/c/OSGeo4W/bin/wish.exe
>> export GRASS_WISH
>> cd /c/OSGeo4W/apps/grass/bin
>> grass6
> Is this a problem specific to xp/vista 64-bit? Can you give us more
> details on the error messages you receive?


> I believe the setting of
> GRASS_WISH should be handled by etc/Init.sh. So if this isn't working
> on x64 this should be fixed.

In etc/init.bat I see
if "%GRASS_WISH%"=="" set GRASS_WISH=wish.exe

Apparently wish.exe is not in the path in OSGeo4W and hence
the full path needs to be specified. But this seems to be OSGeo4W


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