[GRASSLIST:2982] Re: Compiling GRASS5.3/Cygwin

Martin du Saire mdusaire at umn.edu
Thu Mar 18 15:27:00 EST 2004

Thanks for the input.  I do not have a Linux installation...yet

At 01:11 PM 3/18/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>Martin du Saire wrote:
>>So, I am thinking about learning how to build a binary...  Is 
>>GRASS/Cygwin a "simple" program to build, or should I look for something 
>>more suited to beginners?
>>Thanks for the input.
>Building a basic working Grass, without the Tcl/Tk components is fairly 
>straight forward under Cygwin. The more options you enable, the more 
>supporting package that you have to install. The basic Tcl/Tk 
>functionality is a bit more challenging. Nviz has thus far eluded me. If 
>you have a Linux installation, I would suggest starting there. Cygwin is 
>not as stable or well supported as any of the popular Linux distributions.
>Dive in, you have nothing to lose. And regardless of how successful you 
>are, you'll learn a lot.

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