Compile and Install Ubuntu

From GRASS-Wiki
Revision as of 13:39, 12 June 2009 by Timmie (talk | contribs) (Ubuntu specific install howto (needs tweaking))
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This page shall help to install the latest GRASS on Ubuntu based systems.

Current Release Branch

The manual is based on Ubuntu 9.04.


Dependencies

Preparation

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
  • install dependencies for compiling (in general) and dependencies for GRASS: PROJ, GDAL/OGR
sudo apt-get install grass build-essential flex bison libncurses5-dev zlib1g-dev libjpeg62-dev libgdal1-dev libtiff4-dev libgcc1 tcl8.4-dev tk8.4-dev fftw3-dev libfreetype6-dev libavcodec-dev libxmu-dev gdal-bin libgdal1-dev libreadline5 libreadline5-dev make python-dev python-wxversion swig libavutil-dev libavutil49 

sudo apt-get build-dep grass

  • install SQLite
sudo apt-get install sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev
  • install SVN
sudo apt-get install subversion
  • create a directory as a simple user where source code(s) are going to be stored (in our example we use a directory called src under /usr/local)
sudo mkdir /usr/local/src
  • grant rwx (read-write-execute) permissions for our userid/ groupid on the directory (replace words userid and groupid with real userid):
sudo chown userid:groupid /usr/local/src
sudo chmod ug+rwx /usr/local/src
  • download latest source code from GRASS SVN repository in a directory on the system (e.g. /usr/local/src)
svn checkout https://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass/branches/releasebranch_6_4 grass_current
  • Above command places GRASS' source code in /usr/local/src/grass_trunk. In case of a subsequent update use the command: svn up from within the grass_trunk directory

Before attempting to compile GRASS, READ section (C) in the INSTALL file located in the main directory of GRASS source code entitled: (C) COMPILATION NOTES for 64bit platforms


FFMPEG

not yet succeeded.

go for GRASS!
  • in our example we used the /usr/local/src directory to store GRASS' source code, so:
cd /usr/local/src/grass_trunk
  • configuration
 CFLAGS="-g -Wall" ./configure --with-cxx --with-freetype=yes \
      --with-postgres=no --with-sqlite=yes --enable-largefile=yes \
      --with-tcltk-includes=/usr/include/tcl8.4 \
      --with-freetype-includes=/usr/include/freetype2 \
      --with-opengl-libs=/usr/include/GL --with-readline \
      --with-python=yes --program-suffix=-svn --with-proj-share=/usr/share/proj
  • compilation
make
  • compilation is expected to end with a statement similar to the following:
Started compilation: Wed Feb 27 00:24:36 CET 2008
--
Errors in:
No errors detected.
  • installation
sudo checkinstall
  • launch 64-bit GRASS.6.4.svn
grass64

Notes

  • in case of errors in future compilation attempts, remember to remove program binaries with
make clean
  • and the files created with the "configuration" from previous compilations with
make distclean
Current Development Branch

not yet succeeded.