[GRASS-dev] Re: path name containing spaces - error on windows 7
Margherita Di Leo
dileomargherita at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 08:42:47 EST 2011
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> From: Helmut Kudrnovsky <hellik at web.de>
> To: grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org
> Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 04:50:25 -0800 (PST)
> Subject: [GRASS-dev] Re: path name containing spaces - error on windows 7
> Margherita wrote:
> > I'm reporting an error on behalf of a student.
> > She tried to install Wingrass 6.4RC2 on her
> > Windoze 7 machine and got the following error
> how was it installed? right click and "run as admin"?
No, just double click on it.. Is this the right way to install it?
> >On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Hamish
> >the error message is because MSys doesn't like
> >to be in C:\Program Files\ (it wants to be in e.g.
> >C:\osgeo4w\) and comes from mswindows/osgeo4w/msys.bat
> >but, GRASS-Packager.bat should have run:
> >rem delete msys.bat from osgeo4w because there is an adaption (for spaces
> in installation path) written >by GRASS-Installer.nsi
> >del %PACKAGE_DIR%\msys\msys.bat
> this adapted msys.bat wasn't touched more than a year or so.
> >The problem is both in WinGRASS-6.4.2RC2-1-Setup.exe from  and on daily
> WinGRASS-6.4.SVN-r49821-1-Setup.exe from .
> > Problem raises starting GRASS. Then, GRASS starts without the terminal.
> I haven't tried these above mentioned wingrass-installer-version here on my
> win7-64bit-box, I'll try it. but I had not any problems with daily builds
> this win7-64bit-box
Other students have installed the above mentioned versions as well without
problems. The problem raises only on one machine. And this makes very hard
to understand the possible cause. Any idea/hint/test proposal are very
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Eng. Margherita Di Leo
Methods and Technologies for Environmental Monitoring
Department of Environmental Engineering and Physics (DIFA)
University of Basilicata
Campus Macchia Romana
85100 - Potenza
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