[GRASS5] sites: bug in G_sites routines?
neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Mon Jan 22 04:15:06 EST 2001
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 02:49:30PM -0800, Eric G . Miller wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 04:35:25PM +0000, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > finally I found the problem with site lists! :-)
> > In my table such a string occured:
> > @"BB\CF"
> > The character "\" drives the sites lib crazy. After
> > changing it to @"BB/CF" my large table is accepted.
> > Unfortunately "BB\CF" is German soils terminology (soil types).
> > BB/CF is *not* the same as BB\CF, therefore I have to keep
> > it. How to convince the sites library to allow "\" character?
> > So far I am glad that the sites library manages large tables
> > and the new s.in.dbf seem to work.
> > It would be very helpful to allow "\" character in a string field.
> The '\' is used as an escape, maybe "\\" ??
even \\ is not accepted.
If you look into
around line 880 for BSLASH and line 895 you will
find some BSLASH removal. It seems to be even removed, if
the BSLASH doesn't quote " character. I guess that's not
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