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* See http://grass.itc.it/grass60/manuals/html60_user/grass6.html or http://grass.itc.it/grass60/manuals/html60_user/helptext.html
* See http://grass.itc.it/grass60/manuals/html60_user/grass6.html or http://grass.itc.it/grass60/manuals/html60_user/helptext.html
* http://grass.itc.it/gdp/grass5tutor/HTML_en/c626.html contains advice on setting up a directory structure for GRASS projects. 


http://grass.itc.it/gdp/grass5tutor/HTML_en/c626.html contains advice on setting up a directory structure for GRASS projects.  It advises:
It advises:
 
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  /data/            # as a shared directory for team projects with sysop managed group permissions
  /data/            # as a shared directory for team projects with sysop managed group permissions
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For individual use, such a structure is not necessary.  One will need a database, and GRASS can create Location and Mapset directories. Your default database/location/mapset may be stored in your .grass6rc file.
For individual use, such a structure is not necessary.  One will need a database, and GRASS can create Location and Mapset directories. Your default database/location/mapset may be stored in your .grass6rc file.


GRASS can be invoked with:
'''GRASS can be invoked with''':
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grass --help  # print options
grass --help  # print options

Revision as of 06:58, 19 May 2006

It advises:

 /data/            # as a shared directory for team projects with sysop managed group permissions
 /data/grassdata   # grass GIS database 
 /data/grassdata/spearfish    # a shared spearfish Location
 /data/grassdata/spearfish/maria    #  a team member's working mapset
 /data/grassdata/spearfish/david    # another member's working mapset

For individual use, such a structure is not necessary. One will need a database, and GRASS can create Location and Mapset directories. Your default database/location/mapset may be stored in your .grass6rc file.

GRASS can be invoked with:

grass --help  # print options
grass   # start with defaults from .grassrc6
grass /data/grassdata/spearfish/david  # a specific mapset