[GRASS-user] g.extension not working

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Wed Sep 1 15:40:43 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 8:52 PM, Markus Metz
<markus.metz.giswork at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Daniel Victoria wrote:
>> I just issued "make install" and installed grass65 at
>> /usr/local/grass-6.5.svn. Now, g.extension tries to install
>> r.stream.order but complains about permissions. Taking ownership of
>> the install dir fixes the problem. So, what would be the "correct" way
>> to use g.extension, run grass as root or take ownership of the install
>> dir?
> Maybe you could just ignore the install-related error messages and
> check if r.stream.order is available when you are running grass
> "straight from the build directory (start script at
> ./bin.i686-pc-linux-gnu and binaries at ./dist.i686-pc-linux-gnu)"
> In this case, i.e. running grass from the build directory, you could
> download any addon to the appropriate directory, run make and it
> should be available (not sure about manuals though, which are
> important...) when running grass from the build directory.
> Otherwise, if you installed grass as root (make install as root), you
> most probably also have to install addons as root.

Perhaps we need to add some sudo magic...?


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