[GRASS-user] Re: Need uninstall native winGRASS for 6.2 Cygwin winGRASS??

yuri bay ksh_wong at msn.com
Sun Feb 11 13:48:15 EST 2007


Do I need to uninstall my current winGRASS native binary version if I want 
to install the 6.2 Cygwin winGRASS?



>From: Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
>To: pallentina at niwa.co.nz
>CC: grassuser at grass.itc.it, wingrass at grass.itc.it
>Subject: Re: [GRASS-user] GRASS GIS 6.2.1 winGRASS/Cygwin binaries 
>available: was: Re: Xganim errors in WinGRASS
>Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 17:52:10 +0000
>pallentina at niwa.co.nz wrote:
> > I have a running GRASS-6.1 cvs 8 (from Huidae's compilation) on cygwin. 
> > installed your version, could not find a gdal-1.3.1 as you used, but the
> > new 1.4. It compiled fine, is installed. GRASS-6.1 still starts, works
> > fine (as far as I can see so far). But the GRASS-6.2.1 starts the start
> > dialogs, but opening an existing location/mapset crashes it. Trying to
> > generate a new location from the GUI fails, as it tries to place it 
> > '//<path-to-database>. So I generated a new location under the correct
> > path with the text based dialog. GRASS 6.2.1 starts now, but the gis.m
> > does not work. The splash screen opens, and what looks like the base 
> > window, but it immediately crashes with 'child process exited 
>With 'child process exited abnormally' errors, it's necessary to know
>which program it was trying to run.
> > Any hints what is missing or where I can start to search for more clues?
> > I'm a bit rusty with compiling, but with a few hints I should be able to
> > get it going and test it.
>Contrary to my earlier statements, GDAL is actually a DLL (I had
>forgotten that Windows libraries typically consist of both a DLL and a
>corresponding static library). Hopefully I can get Markus to put the
>GDAL package on the GRASS web site at some point. I wouldn't invest
>too much effort into tracking down problems using a different version
>of GDAL.
>Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
>grassuser mailing list
>grassuser at grass.itc.it

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