[GRASSLIST:5245] Re: Grass 5.0: Errors displaying output files

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Thu Dec 26 07:55:09 EST 2002

David Sampson wrote:

> System setup:
> win xp with Cygwin and Xfree

> Difficulty:
> GRASS~:d.rast avheight
> WARNING: Fail of initial read of compressed file (avheight in user1)

My suspicion is that this is due to Cygwin's CRLF<->LF conversion.
Try either:

a) adding "binmode" to the value of the CYGWIN environment, or
b) mounting the "filesystem" (i.e. directory) on which the data
resides in binary mode.

Note: if the problem is due to CRLF<->LF conversion, any maps which
you have generated will already be corrupt, so they would need to be

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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