[GRASS-user] Possible to switch off permissions check of mapsets?

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Jul 31 12:37:20 PDT 2013

Michel Wortmann wrote:

> And straight on to another question:
> Is there a way of switching of the permissions check when opening a 
> mapset? It prevents me from opening mapsets that are mounted on 
> different filesystems as the grass installation. E.g. if I try to open a 
> mapset located on a remote directory (mounted using fuse) in my local 
> Ubuntu grass6.4 version fails with:
> ERROR: MAPSET PERMANENT - permission denied
> Any solution to this would be much appreciated.

In any of the current SVN versions, setting the environment variable
GRASS_SKIP_MAPSET_OWNER_CHECK to any non-empty string will suppress
the check.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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