compiling grass5.0beta7 on linux

Rado Bonk rado at
Mon Apr 24 09:22:44 EDT 2000

Hi Andreas,
I was compiling grass5.0beta7 on LRH 6.1 and there were no problems with
compilation. Even r.cost is in grass5.0beta/bin directory and is working.
At least it gave me a prompt after typing the command in the shell. 


Rado Bonk
Geography and Geology
UNO, Nebraska, 68182-0199,
rado at

On Mon, 24 Apr 2000, Andreas Lange wrote:

> Hi!
> just in case someone else wants to compile the new source code
> (grass5.0beta7.tar.gz):
> There is an error in r.cost (src/raster/r.cost) which stops compiling of
> this module: INFINITY undeclared in function main.
> I had a quick look at the sources (main.c) but i think that this is not
> a problem with a missing include file or missing library. 
> So best if you comment src/raster/r.cost in src/CMD/lists/GRASS before
> you start "make install". 
> The rest compiles without any problems, many thanks to the development
> team and Markus Neteler.
> happy compiling,
> Andreas
> -- 
> Andreas Lange, 65187 Wiesbaden, Germany, Tel. +49 611 807850
> Andreas.Lange at, A.C.Lange at

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