[GRASS-dev] Installing MS DLLs failed because of 404

Vaclav Petras wenzeslaus at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 14:26:32 PDT 2014

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Helmut Kudrnovsky <hellik at web.de> wrote:

> >The guide is there but I don't want to see the user struggling with
> unpacking tar.bz2 on MS Window. zip or 7z would be helpful.
> 7zip can unzip and untar tar.bz2. so if you have installed 7zip, you can do
> this.
> Excellent. I was not aware of that. Added to the wiki.


> >The package is >12 MB, so size is the issue?
> I would say manpower; there are 1-2 persons maintaining OSGeo4W base
> packages.
> I can understand that. Since 7-Zip (which is open source) can handle it, I
don't see any problem with tar.bz2 (especially when it is now noted in the


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