[GRASS-user] Re: [winGRASS] winGRASS 6.2.2 and 6.3.cvs

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Aug 16 14:48:22 EDT 2007

Luigi Ponti wrote:

> Dear list,
> On my MS Window XP machine, I have:
> - Cygwin GRASS 6.1.cvs (last Huidae Cho's version);
> - Cygwin GRASS 6.2.2-1 (18-Jul-2007);
> - Native winGRASS 6.3.cvs (wingrass63_cvs20070801, 01-Aug-2007).
> Some observations:
> The three do not interfere with each other, except for the native 
> winGRASS 6.3.cvs that needs to reset GISDBASE: in ~/.grassrc6 to an 
> absolute path at startup (c:\cygwin\home\$USER\ as opposed to 
> \home\$USER\ which is enough for Cygwin): next time you use a Cygwin 
> version, it complains that it does not find the database folder (and 
> vice versa when you use start the native version after a Cygwin/GRASS 
> session). I understand one is very likely to survive this inconvenience, 
> but is there a way around it?

Use different values of $HOME for Cygwin and Windows.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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