Opened 9 months ago

Closed 9 months ago

#3732 closed task (fixed)

wingrass: change instalation target

Reported by: martinl Owned by: grass-dev@…
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.6.1
Component: Installation Version: unspecified
Keywords: wingrass Cc:
CPU: Unspecified Platform: Unspecified

Description

Currently GRASS is installed by OSGeo4W into apps/grass/grass-major.minor.release. Executable is called grass.majorminor.bat. Eg.

apps/grass/grass-7.4.4
bin/grass74.bat

Changing installation directory for each release is not practical from QGIS POV.

Suggestion from ML (https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/grass-dev/2019-January/090919.html):

1.

apps/grass/grass-7.4
bin/grass74.bat
+ similar to Debian packaging policy
- QGIS needs to be updated on every minor version

2.

apps/grass/grass7
bin/grass7.bat
+ QGIS updated on GRASS major release only
+ possible to install two major GRASS versions in parallel (like `grass6` package) 
apps/grass
bin/grass.bat
- not possible to install two GRASS major version in parallel.
+ no need to update QGIS at all

Related versions for daily package:

apps/grass/grass-daily-7.4
bin/grass-daily74.bat

apps/grass/grass-daily7
bin/grass-daily7.bat

apps/grass-daily
bin/grass-daily.bat

Any comments/suggestions?

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by hellik

I'm in favour of option 1:

apps/grass/grass-7.4
bin/grass74.bat

it's a good compromise between stability and flexibility.

as we don't have that much minor releases in a year, not much work on QGIS side. but we have the flexibility to have 2 minor releases side by side if needed.

comment:2 Changed 9 months ago by martinl

Milestone: 7.6.07.6.1

Ticket retargeted after milestone closed

comment:3 Changed 9 months ago by martinl

In 74027:

wingrass: change instalation target, see #3732

comment:4 Changed 9 months ago by martinl

In 74028:

wingrass: change instalation target also for standalone installer, see #3732

comment:5 Changed 9 months ago by martinl

In 74029:

configure: change instalation target for osgeo4w, see #3732

comment:6 Changed 9 months ago by martinl

In 74038:

wingrass: change instalation target, see #3732 (g76: merge r74027:74029 from trunk)

comment:7 Changed 9 months ago by martinl

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Changes applied in trunk and releasebranch_7_6:

In OSGeo4W GRASS is installed into apps\grass\grass<major><minor>

By standalone installator into Program Files\GRASS GIS <major>.<minor>.

Closing as fixed. Feel free to reopen if needed.

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