[GRASS-user] GRASS GIS 6.2.1 winGRASS/Cygwin binaries available: was: Re: Xganim errors in WinGRASS

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Sat Feb 10 11:19:24 EST 2007

Thanks very much for this!!! I hope it inspires a GRASS Windows community
that could take this over.


On 2/10/07 6:09 AM, "Markus Neteler" <neteler at itc.it> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 02:50:53PM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
>> Hamish wrote:
> ...
>>> .. there is no usable 6.2.x cygwin binary; if someone understands how to
>>> compile GRASS for cygwin, chances are they already have access to a UNIX
>>> machine somewhere already. For everyone else on windows there's a choice
>>> between an out of date development snapshot build for cygwin, and the
>>> experimental MSys development snapshot build ..
>> I managed to compile 6.2.1 (using DLLs) on the current version of
>> Cygwin without any detectable problems (other than that I forgot to
>> use the Unix/X11 Tcl/Tk, so NVIZ doesn't work).
>> Once I've recompiled with a working version of NVIZ, I can provide the
>> resulting binary package if someone tells me how to upload it.
> Thanks to Glynn, we now have a new GRASS 6.2.1 winGRASS/Cygwin binary
> packages available at
> http://grass.itc.it/grass62/binary/mswindows/
> (on the mirrors the next 1-2 days)
> For now I have linked to Huidae's install instructions. If anyone
> provides me with new install docs, I can upload them to the server, too.
> Markus

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Arizona State University

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