The GRASS Development Team announces:
GRASS GIS 5.0.2 released 10 April 2003
A new bugfix release of GRASS 5.0.x has been published today.
The Geographic Resources Analysis Support System, commonly referred to as
GRASS GIS, is a Geographic Information System (GIS) used for data
management, image processing, graphics production, spatial modeling, and
visualization of many types of data. It is Free Software released unter GNU
General Public License
Platforms supported by GRASS:
GNU/Linux, Sun Solaris, Sun Solaris/Intel, Silicon Graphics Irix, Mac OSX,
MS-Windows NT/2000/XP with Cygnus, HP-UX, DEC-Alpha, PowerPC, AIX, BSD,
CRAY, iPAQ/Linux and other UNIX compliant platforms (32/64bit).
and from various mirror sites.
The new source code is available, selected binaries will be published the
Module documentation is available in different formats:
For details on GRASS software capabilities please refer to:
Changes in GRASS 5.0.2:
A NEWS file briefly describes the
major changes, the full ChangeLog
is also available.
The general focus of the GRASS 5.0.x series is stability and reliability.
Major changes in the vector engine and attribute management system are under
development and will reach productional status with the next stable series,
planned as GRASS 5.2.x.
A great deal of code for GRASS 5.2.x has been already implemented in the
experimental series numbered 5.1.x since
GRASS Development Team
Date: 10 April 2003 (last changed: $Date: 2003-04-11 07:35:33 +0000 (Fri, 11 Apr 2003) $)