[GRASS-user] Windows GRASS Python GUI problem

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Aug 14 13:47:55 EDT 2008

Werner Macho wrote:

> I followed the advices on this page to install GRASS (WinGRASS 6.3.0-4)
> http://grass.itc.it/grass63/binary/mswindows/native
> Then i wanted to try the new Python GUI - installed all packages suggested  
> on this page
> http://grass.itc.it/grass63/binary/mswindows/native/#New GRASS Python GUI
> And even already added the "Add %PROGRAMFILES%\Python to your PATH system  
> variable." Everything finished..
> Then i followed the sentences describing:
> Finally, to start GRASS with the new Python GUI, open the GRASS MSYS  
> console, type grass63 -wxpython and then enter.
> I startet the GRASS MSYS Console (which came installed with GRASS i guess)  
> but ..
> there is no grass63 - only a grass63.bat which is producing (obviously)  
> windows crap output as i know that .bat is neither known in *NIX nor in  
> Linux.
> So my Question is: Where to find the grass63 which i can start from MSYS  
> commandline

It should be in /usr/local/bin. If it isn't there, you can try
creating it, with the contents:

	#! /bin/sh
	export GISBASE
	exec "$GISBASE/etc/Init.sh" "$@"

[GISBASE needs to be set to the location where GRASS is installed,
using MSys' filename syntax.]

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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