[GRASS-user] g.extension not working

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Sep 2 15:08:23 EDT 2010

Hamish wrote:

> > > Otherwise, if you installed grass as root (make install as root), you
> > > most probably also have to install addons as root.
> Markus Neteler wrote:
> > Perhaps we need to add some sudo magic...?
> will that work with MSys? (does g.extension work at all with standalone
> WinGrass?)
> addons should really be installed to $GRASS_ADDON_PATH, right? not $GISBASE
> (typically that will be read-only if GRASS came from a package; GISBASE is
> the default for prefix= currently).

On a system where GRASS itself has been installed from a "package"
(RPM or similar), the installation probably shouldn't be modified
other than via the OS' own administration tools.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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