[osgeo4w-dev] environb import error in python 3.6.0 under osgeo4w

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Wed Jun 20 07:11:38 PDT 2018

Hi Olivier,

On Wed, 20. Jun 2018 at 14:52:15 +0200, Olivier P. Francois wrote:
> I have python 3.6.0-2 installed on my computer through the osgeo4w64
> installer in windows 10.

GRASS in OSGeo4W currently only uses python2 - so that error doesn't normally

And os.environb is not supported on windows
(see https://docs.python.org/3.6/library/os.html#os.environb)

So this apparently is an upstream GRASS bug - but as far as I can tell python3
support in GRASS is work in progress (see


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