[GRASS-dev] GRASS 6: GISRC on Windows

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sat Dec 3 06:30:52 EST 2011

Hamish wrote:

> also fwiw, "run commands" from the era when ~/.files
> were `source`d at program startup is pretty
> meaningless in this context. if it were going to be
> renamed (ie in trunk :-) perhaps it is better to
> change it to something more understandable than a
> semi-obsolete two letter acronym? On UNIX there is
> enough entrenched tradition to perhaps justify it,

Except that the "grassrc" file isn't actually an "rc" file.

It may have been at one time (given the G_getenv() name, I suspect
that GRASS variables may once have been actual environment variables),
but that's ancient history now.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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