[GRASS-dev] WinGRASS installer and r.in.wms

Helmut Kudrnovsky hellik at web.de
Fri Nov 20 14:49:12 EST 2009

>Hi all,
>I just installed GRASS via the latest WinGRASS installer 
>(WinGRASS-6.4.0svn-r39740-2-Setup.exe), and I am having an issue with 
>r.in.wms. When I try to import a map into GRASS, it fails because the 
>underlying MSys installation doesn't include bc, which is needed by the 
>Would it be possible to get bc included in future WinGRASS releases so 
>WMS support is functional?
>GRASS 6.4.0svn (AoCWMS):C:/GRASS/msys/home/Dan > r.in.wms 
>output=roads_15m mapserver=http://atlas.gc.ca/cgi-bin/atlaswms_en? 
>layers=roads_15m format=png maxcols=1024 maxrows=1024 method=bilinear
>which: wget: unknown command
>which: bc: unknown command
>ERROR: 'bc' is required, please install it first
>-- Dan.

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