[GRASS-dev] r.in.srtm doesn't validate zip file
hamish_b at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 14 02:55:34 EDT 2008
> Hi, I just tried to import a srtm tile in grass 6.2.2 (gentoo-gis
> overlay ebuild), and it didn't validated my .hgt.zip files.
> I checked in the script and it is checking against "file":
> # really a ZIP file?
> if [ "`file -ib $FILE.hgt.zip`" != "application/x-zip" ] ; then
> echo "$FILE.hgt.zip is no zip file."
> exit 1
> but in Gentoo box, I get this:
> file S02W045.hgt.zip
> S02W045.hgt.zip: Zip archive data, at least v2.0 to extract
> I noticed that there was some discussion on this. Is is fixed in svn?
Yes, it should be fixed in both SVN and newer 6.3.0rc versions. Now it
uses `unzip -t` instead of `file -ib` which was not portable.
possible workaround: unzip the file yourself, then point r.in.srtm to the
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