[GRASS5] sites: bug in G_sites routines?

Eric G . Miller egm2 at jps.net
Sun Jan 21 17:49:30 EST 2001

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 "\\" ??

Eric G. Miller <egm2 at jps.net>

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