[GRASS-user] unable to start grass 6.1.0 in text mode

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Oct 11 00:18:06 EDT 2006

Craig Feuerherdt wrote:

> I have just compiled Grass 6.1.0 on my Gentoo box using an ebuild.
> When attempting to start grass I get the fiollowing errors;
> $ grass61 -text
> Cleaning up temporary files.....
> Starting GRASS ...
> /usr/grass-6.1.0/etc/Init.sh: line 467: /usr/grass-6.1.0/etc/set_data: No such file or directory
> $
> The set_data directory doesn't exist (as per the error message). Why does
> this directory not exist?

etc/set_data is a file (executable), not a directory. It should have
been compiled along with the rest of GRASS; check the build output for
the error message indicating why it failed to compile.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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