[GRASS-user] g.extension not working

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Sep 6 03:14:44 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 12:47 AM, Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Edgar wrote:
>> > I like to install add-ons to Windows
> Martin:
>> g.extension simply doesn't work on Windows.
> Even if gcc is fundamentally problematic (is it? or just usual lot
> of bugs to crush?) downloading and making .bat wrappers for scripts
> should be workable enough.

In R, win-R users fetch precompiled executables. I think that we
should follow the same direction for winGRASS which would reduce
g.extension on Windows to a "curl" (or whatever) + unzip call.


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