[GRASS5] grass5.1 directories proposal
jhickey at hpcc.nectec.or.th
Mon Jan 8 02:19:44 EST 2001
Andreas Lange wrote:
> Right-mouse click activates a menue that shows the functions to
> operate on the selected data/file, e. g. :
> raster in mapset:
> - display
> - analyse
> - interpolate
> - resample
> - project to...
> - export/convert
> (every function would require a sort of automatic log-in to the GRASS
> location/mapset before executing the function/opening the window)
> tiff file in home directory:
> - import to new location (from world file)
> - import to existing location
> etc. etc.
> With a setup similar to this the import/export could be made much
> simpler without rewriting every module and/or writing a monolithic
> "exchange" program. Every programmer could concentrate on the file
> format he knows best.
> > /formats
> > /dlg : library to manage DLG files
> > /sdts : library to manage SDTS files (was: src.contrib/..)
> > /sgirgb : library to manage SGIs RGB-format (was: libimage)
> here one level would be ok, e.g. /lib/dlg, /lib/sdts etc.
That would be fine if we only have a few, but if we have more in the
future, I'd prefer to group them together. Just my opinion though.
> > /plugins (keeps external libs)
> > /bwidget : tcl/tk extra library
> > /gdal : GDAL raster lib
> > /gdbm : database support for GRASS (or Berkeley DB)
> > /libgrassio: GRASS import/export lib from Frank Warmerdam
> > /proj : PROJ 4.x library from Frank Warmerdam et al.
> > /shapelib: SHAPE support lib from Frank Warmerdam
> external libs could be provided in external location (/usr/local/lib
> etc) if they are unchanged.
But these are under our source tree. Are you suggesting we don't offer
these libraries and have the user install them separately?
Just my 2 cents worth.
Jazzman (a.k.a. Justin Hickey) e-mail: jhickey at hpcc.nectec.or.th
High Performance Computing Center
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)
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