[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-user] g.xlist/g.xremove addons (C version
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Sep 4 14:35:30 EDT 2008
Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > If these changes to
> > > libgis (ls.c, join.c, gisdefs.h, POSIX regex) are acceptable,
> > > g.m?(list|remove) might be substituted with these modules (?).
> > The existing scripts cannot be removed unless the C versions can be
> > made to work on all platforms (I daresay there's a regex library for
> > Windows, but we still need configure tests, etc).
> What is the current state? Since I have to deal with thousands of
> maps in a mapset frequently, I am interested to get the g.mlist
> and g.mremove scripts replaced with a C version.
Well, first someone needs to find a regex library for Windows. If it's
needed for g.mlist etc, it will effectively become a mandatory
dependency, so if only source is available, we'll need to accept
responsibility for providing a binary package.
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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