Grass linux 4.1

francisco Estrada Belli fncesbl at
Wed Mar 5 09:18:14 EST 1997

I tryed compiling with gcc, cc, g++ or c++ but always get a gcc: "file not
recognized: file format not recognized" message.  I am in the contrib/cmd dir.
what is going on? Is not a source file? 

Thank you

-Francisco Estrada Belli

At 04:52 PM 2/28/97 -0500, you wrote:
>It sounds like you haven't got it linked properly. The file goes
>in the $(GISBASE)/etc/bin/contrib/cmd direstory, then 
>ln $(GISBASE)/front.end $(GISBASE)/bin/
>Try that. This is just the second part of the install procedure, after
>Good luck.
>On Thu, 27 Feb 1997 fncesbl at wrote:
>> Hi, 
>> I recently posted a message about for Linux version of Grass, but
>> had no reply from anyone. Perhaps you can help me as a Linux expert.
>> I am running Grass 4.1 on a Linux 1.1 version (fall 95).  I have downloaded
>> the file from /outgoing at the moon site and unpacked it in  the
>> Grass/bin dir.
>>   But could not make it work and got the "can't open bin file" message. Can
>> you tel me if I installed it incorrectly or should I get another file
>> specifically for Linux from somewhere else?
>> Thank you very much,
>> -Francisco Estrada Belli
>> Boston University
>> Department of Archaeology
>> 675 Commonwealth Ave
>> Boston Ma 02215
Francisco Estrada Belli
Santa Rosa Archaeological Project, Guatemala
Boston University
Dept. of Archaeology
675 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
tel: 617-787-2682
fax: 617-353-6800

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