[GRASS-user] Define New GRASS Location

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 11 23:49:39 EDT 2009

James McManus wrote:
> I just installed grass_6_4_0RC5. When
> I define a new GRASS location, I can select projection,
> datum and ellipsoid, but before I get to the Define The
> Default Region window I get the following error message:
> Execution failed: 'g.proj -c proj4=+proj=merc  
> +a=6378137.000 +rf=298.257223563 +no_defs
> location=newLocation'
> Details: 
> Error: region for current mapset is not set run
> "g.region"
> I then can not run g.region for the new mapset, because it
> is invalid.

yes sorry about that, it's a bug in RC5, now fixed.

"g.proj -c" fails.

see  https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/654

you can still create a new mapset manually via the old text start up:
 "grass64 -text"



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