[GRASS-user] Native WinGRASS 6.4 RC5 g.proj failure

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 17 06:21:18 EDT 2009

Micha wrote:
> I installed GRASS on WinXP using the
> setup file of the new version of WinGRASS from: 
> http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/binary/mswindows/native/
> When starting GRASS, as long as I point to an existing
> GRASS GISDBASE it works fine. But if I try to set up a new
> GISDBASE, new location and mapset (based on epsg codes) the
> "location wizard" fails, popping up an error window (as in
> the attached image).

this doesn't diminish the bug any, but what's wrong with two locations
in the same GISDBASE?

> This bug is something of a show-stopper since without a
> properly defined location GRASS will not start. Even if I
> start GRASS with the command line and try to run g.proj -c
> or g.setproj they also fail. So without jumping thru some
> tricky hoops, editting PROJ_INFO, etc. , GRASS is unusable.
> Now, if I run the OSGeo4W installer and get 6.4.0svn, these
> problems do not appear.

the error message is from lib/gis/get_window.c when G_fopen_old()

(works for me)



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