[GRASS-dev] GRASS 6.4.2RC3 released

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Jan 12 09:28:39 EST 2012

A third and final release candidate of GRASS 6.4.2 is now available.


Source code:

Selected binaries will become available shortly.

To get the RC3 source code from SVN (release branch):
  svn checkout http://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass/tags/release_20120112_grass_6_4_2RC3

Key improvements of the GRASS 6.4.2 release include enhanced
portability for MS-Windows (native support), major fixes for the new
wxPython based portable graphical interface, and new functionality
(new network tools, zonal support for univariate statistics, image
processing improvements, GRASS Python Library extensions,
an embedded interactive Python Shell, an experimental Graphical
Modeler, and new Cartographic Composer front-end to ps.map).

Overview of changes

Since the 6.4.0 release in September 2010 more than 1230 source code
modifications have been made to the 6.4.x release branch.
Between 6.4.2RC2 in Nov 2011 and the current 6.4.2RC3 more than
80 updates have been applied.

Release candidate management at

Please join us in testing this release candidate for the final release.

Thanks to all contributors!

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