[GRASS-dev] [GRASS GIS] #2975: support bash on windows 10

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Fri Aug 31 12:53:13 PDT 2018

#2975: support bash on windows 10
  Reporter:  martinl      |      Owner:  grass-dev@…
      Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:  8.0.0
 Component:  Startup      |    Version:  unspecified
Resolution:               |   Keywords:  bash, wingrass, windows 10
       CPU:  Unspecified  |   Platform:  Unspecified

Comment (by mmetz):

 Replying to [comment:2 hellik]:
 > Replying to [ticket:2975 martinl]:
 > > GRASS 8 should use `bash` on Windows 10 instead of `cmd`.
 > >
 > > See: http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2016/03/ubuntu-on-windows.html
 > not sure if everyone will install the linux subsystem in windows.

 What about MSYS? We provided it with GRASS6, not much overhead to include
 again in the standalone installer.

 What do Windows users want as command line, if any? Windows native or some
 form of GNU/Linux shell (bash etc.)?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/2975#comment:3>
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