[GRASS-user] Re: [GRASS-dev] Compiling r.example in LINUX

António Rocha antonio.rocha at deimos.com.pt
Tue Jan 26 11:21:23 EST 2010

Hi All
and RUN_GISBASE (PLATFORM.MAKE) in order to point to my grass-6.4.0svn 
installation instead of my Snapshot folder.

Is it helpful to create a Wiki regarding this matters? (two other 
persons sent me PMs regarding this questions with the same questions).

Thank you Glynn for your help.

Best regards,

Glynn Clements wrote:
> António Rocha wrote:
>> The thing is that I went here: 
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass/trunk/doc/raster and I 
>> donwloaded the r.example that is there.
>> At least I didn«t saw any information regarding GRASS version :(.
>> Now I realize thatr the trunk relates with 7.0 version and in Branches I 
>> can find 6.4 version. :)
>> Ok After I did this:
>> sudo make -C Desktop/GRASS_dvp/r.example/ 
>> MODULE_TOPDIR=/usr/local/grass-6.4.0svn
>> Instead of putting r.example in /usr/local/grass-6.4.0svn my r.example 
>> was putted in
>> /home/anrr/Downloads/grass-6.4.svn_src_snapshot_2010_01_16-2/dist.i686-pc-linux-gnu
>> this is the path to my snapshot from which I installed grass-6.4.0svn.
>> Shouldn't it be placed in usr/local/grass-6.4.0svn? Because altough it 
>> has been compiled it's not available to be used.
> The *.make files continue to reflect the build directory; you'll need
> to override certain other variables, e.g. GRASS_HOME and RUN_GISBASE.
> There may be other issues; the ability to build modules outside of the
> source tree against an installed version of GRASS is a relatively
> recent feature, and may still have bugs.

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