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Michael Perdue michael_perdue at yahoo.ca
Thu Aug 9 11:54:32 EDT 2007

Thanks for the info. It would be nice if one could have external  
directories where color tables and such could be stored, but it also  
sounds like it would be a lot of work for a small return. I think  
I'll keep my color tables in the etc/ folder and create symbolic  
links to them in the proper folder. That should be easy enough to  



On 8-Aug-07, at 1:25 PM, William Kyngesburye wrote:

> I recently added a function to handle an external etc/ folder, but  
> it currently isn't used in the core modules, but was intended more  
> for addon modules that need to use an external etc/.
> You can make a feature request to support this in r.colors.  I  
> don't know if I'd be able to tackle it - the added function I  
> mentioned strained my limited C skills.  That would be a nice feature.
> This would only work in 6.3 CVS, if added.  There is no such  
> external etc/ function in 6.2 and won't be added there.
> On Aug 8, 2007, at 2:09 PM, Michael Perdue wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> I've generated a couple of color rules files that I'd like to  
>> persist across version upgrades. Is there a place to put them on  
>> Mac OSX where they will be found, but won't be lost when I  
>> upgrade? I tried creating them in $HOME/Library/GRASS/6.2/Modules/ 
>> etc/colors but it appears that GRASS isn't looking in that location.
>> Cheers,
>> Mike
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