[GRASSLIST:1541] Re: installing binaries on windows

Markus Neteler neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Wed Feb 28 11:23:20 EST 2001

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 10:16:50AM -0500, Lars Bromley wrote:
> Just wanted to weigh in on this issue...
> I tried the Cygnus/Windows thing a while ago and never made it far, all
> sorts of install errors and other issues beat me back. My solution was to
> just to use Samba on the machine which ran GRASS (in my case a Slackware
> linux), giving me access to my Windows network. Thus, keeping GRASS on a
> *nix system and installing Samba (or other appropriate networking
> software) seemed to be easier than trying to get the Cygnus/Window thing
> going.
> Lars

Please note that the current version lacks an important file.
I will remove the package and hope to receive a new package
soon which is complete.

If anyone could improve the README.html, please send the updates
to me for the web.

Markus Neteler

> >>> <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> 02/28/01 09:19AM >>>
> grass421 at yahoo.com said:
> > Is there anyone experienced in installing GRASS on Windows 98/2000?
> > I have already GRASS4.2.1 compiled on a HP-Unix workstation, but it
> > would be more flexible to have latest version on ibm compatible
> > systems.
> > What I would need is a step by step procedure more detailed than that
> > in http://www.geog.uni-hannover.de/grass/grass5/binary/windows_cygnus/ 
> > README.html, 'cause, you know, I'm not so experienced.
> I have the same request. Especially knowing what to install in Cygwin in order 
> for GRASS to run would be interesting.
> Moritz

Markus Neteler *  University of Hannover
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