[GRASSweb-list] hamish: web/grass62/binary/mswindows README.html, 1.7, 1.8

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Thu Feb 15 17:41:17 EST 2007

Author: hamish

Update of /grassrepository/web/grass62/binary/mswindows
In directory doto:/tmp/cvs-serv10201

Modified Files:
Log Message:
list some required and optional cygwin packages

Index: README.html
RCS file: /grassrepository/web/grass62/binary/mswindows/README.html,v
retrieving revision 1.7
retrieving revision 1.8
diff -u -d -r1.7 -r1.8
--- README.html	15 Feb 2007 08:02:22 -0000	1.7
+++ README.html	15 Feb 2007 22:41:15 -0000	1.8
@@ -28,7 +28,26 @@
 Also, in step #5 the version is 6.2.1-1 instead of 6.0.cvs-1, and there's no
 grass.bat script.
+<h5>Required packages:</h5>
+Make sure that the <b>fftw3</b> (Fourier Transform), <b>jasper</b> (JPEG 2000),
+and <b>openssl</b> (Crypto) packages are installed by Cygwin (Libs section).
+[<i>setup.ini update coming soon</i>]
+<h5>Optional packages:</h5>
+In addition to the core requirements these packages are quite useful and
+some GRASS modules won't work without them:
+<li><b>bc</b> - command line calculator
+<li><b>netpbm</b> - image conversions
+<li><b>util-linux</b> - provides "more", nice for g.list
+<li><b>wget</b> - command line WWW download utility
+A good text editor, such as <b>nedit</b>, which can translate between
+DOS and UNIX end-of-line text formats is also handy to have around.
 To start GRASS, double-click on the Cygwin icon and run "<tt>startx</tt>" at
 the command prompt. This will start X-Windows and open a new xterm window.
 At the xterm prompt type "<tt>grass62</tt>". To start GRASS from an icon on

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