[GRASS-user] g.region error message

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 26 22:25:49 EST 2010

Alessandro wrote:
> I am just compiled GRASS grass-6.4.0RC5 from source and I
> am experiencing some trouble with g.region
> g.region -p
> ERROR: region for current mapset is invalid
>        <north field
> missing>
>        run "g.region"
> I understand that this is bug that has been highlighted
> some months ago:
> http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/696
> I am using grass on Ubuntu 9.10. How can I fix this problem? 

probably the easiest/best way is just to grab the weekly 6.4.0 svn
code snapshot and compile that.


after that you may need to run 'g.region -d' to recover a working WIND

> I have seen that there is a .diff file the ubuntu package web site
> I have no idea how to apply the patch to fix the problem.

patch -p0 < file.diff



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