[GRASS-user] osgeo4w-64bit (with winGRASS-64bit) - testing welcome

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Sun Aug 25 14:50:40 PDT 2013

Hi Markus,

On Sun, 25. Aug 2013 at 23:40:25 +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 9:53 PM, Helmut Kudrnovsky <hellik at web.de> wrote:
> > from the osgeo4w-ML, please test also winGRASS6.4.3-64bit
> Ver nice and thanks for the efforts to Juergen et al.
> It seems that the 32bit OSGeo4W needs to be removed first (right?).

Right, don't mix the installs.  You can install both, but not to the same
directory  - new installer has also an option to specify different start menu
names so that the menu entries of multiple install don't overwrite each other.

> I notice that it uses C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe to fire up GRASS 64bit,
> perhaps that's the reason?

On 64bit windows that's the 64bit cmd - the 32bit cmd is in syswow64.


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