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Sat Apr 3 02:32:13 EST 1993
From: shapiro at zorro.cecer.army.mil (Michael Shapiro)
Subject: Re: Interactive binaries - addendum
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Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1993 07:32:09 GMT
In <9303311422.AA04530 at sparrow.bio.unipr.it> villa at sparrow.bio.unipr.it (Ferdinando Villa) writes:
>I failed to mention a couple of things about the binary distribution of
>GRASS 4.0 I uploaded yesterday. Here they follow:
> 1) the tar file has been packed with GNU tar. It can be untarred
> with ISC tar (old and buggy) but the fifos in /dev will not be
> extracted unless you use gnutar.
> 2) the shell script grass4.0 has been slightly hacked to get it
> working with tcsh instead of csh. I recommend tcsh for the much
> greater ease of use. It is available in executable form by ftp
> on nic.funet.fi in /pub/unix/386ix/ics/shells. Email me if you
> want an email copy.
>Someone reported problems with the Xdriver on a SLIP connection. I am
>trying to compile a new Xdriver. The distribution of X386 which I use
>requires TCP/IP to work, so it is possible that there are delays on
>slow lines since applications connect to the server via TCP sockets.
>Excuse me for the inconvenience. Sincerely, Ferdinando.
>Ferdinando Villa, dr.
>Institute of Ecology Direct phone: +39-521-905615
>University of Parma FAX: +39-521-905665
>Viale delle Scienze e.mail: villa at sparrow.bio.unipr.it
>43100 Parma, Italy villa at aida.eng.unipr.it
(2) The shell script for 4.1beta is more intellegent about the
users normal SHELL and will support tcsh (may ksh as well).
Michael Shapiro shapiro at zorro.cecer.army.mil
U.S. Army CERL (217) 373-7277
P.O. Box 9005
Champaign, Ill. 61826-9005
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