[GRASS-user] OT: Tips for installing grass in archlinux
peter.zamb at gmail.com
Thu May 9 00:47:11 PDT 2013
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 8:19 AM, Ahmadou Dicko <dicko.ahmadou at gmail.com> wrote:
> I moved from Debian to ArchLinux and used to use GRASS 7 in Debian.
> The main difference / problem when you want to install from source is
> In ArchLinux the default is Python is Python 3, so if you want to build
> your own GRASS from scratch you have to use some tricks and tell GRASS to
> use Python 2.
I'm using virtualenv to isolate python2:
$ virtualenv --system-site-packages -p python2.7 env-python2
then I have to activate the virtualenv with:
$ source ~/envs/env-python2/bin/activate
I just put an alias on .bashrc:
alias activate_python2='source ~/envs/env-python2/bin/activate'
alias grass70='activate_python2 && python2
therefore before compile grass I have to:
> If someone is interested I can post how I succeed to build GRASS 7 in Arch
I'm curious how do you solve it? may be there is a best way... :-)
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