[GRASS-dev] r39128 automatically choose appropriate geometry type

Martin Landa landa.martin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 02:13:24 EDT 2009


2009/9/11 Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com>:
> I am a bit concerned that devbr6 r39128 "Added code to
> automatically choose an appropriate geometry type for output."
> breaks backwards compatibility with earlier grass 6.x. (creates
> different output from same script)
> but I don't know much about what the before/after issue looks
> like here to be sure. of course for grass7 it is fine to change
> behaviour if it's an improvement.
> comments?

probably should be reverted in devbr6, trunk is fine. This feature
breaks backwards compatibility, moreover it's debatable what should go
to devbr6. We should be more focus on GRASS 7.0. Very rough roadmap
(my POV):

6.4 (~10/2009)
6.5 (~03/2010)
7.0 (~06/2011)

Thanks Benjamin for great work!


Martin Landa <landa.martin gmail.com> * http://gama.fsv.cvut.cz/~landa

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