[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS GIS] #820: r.in.wms doesn't work in WinGRASS installer distribution

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Fri Nov 20 18:03:15 EST 2009

#820: r.in.wms doesn't work in WinGRASS installer distribution
  Reporter:  ddalimonte    |       Owner:  grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org
      Type:  defect        |      Status:  new                      
  Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  6.4.0                    
 Component:  Packaging     |     Version:  svn-releasebranch64      
Resolution:                |    Keywords:  r.in.wms                 
  Platform:  MSWindows XP  |         Cpu:  Unspecified              
Comment (by hellik):

 Replying to [comment:8 hamish]:
 >  * If it matters I can probably replace bc with the more common awk to
 do the math.

 installing and shipping bc and readline in the wingrass-installer is no

 >  * No, it really does need to be #!/bin/bash. Variable arrays[n] are not
 present in plain old sh, and if you try without bash you get errors like
 you see in the previous post.

 ah ok. what's about bash in msys, is beyond my knowledge at the moment

 >  * wget can be replaced by curl if it is installed; there's a flag. But
 really we/msys should ship a copy of wget in our windows package. (fwiw
 Mac ships curl not wget)

 osgeo4w ships curl

 >  * r.in.wms for 6.4 is a problematic dead end. The new Python rewrite
 for grass 7 is where the future is. (using new GDAL/OGR drivers if


 >  * I half expect more problems to show up as the shell script version of
 this module has a number of issues, even on Linux.
 > Hamish


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