[GRASS5] C++ and GRASS

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Mon Jul 30 18:16:35 EDT 2001

On Sun, Jul 29, 2001 at 05:55:31PM -0500, Helena wrote:

> I am meeting with collegues from comp. science at Duke who have developed
> some great open source tools for GIS. It is in C++. 
> I would greatly appreciate any feedback that
> you could give me about
> the use of C++ for GRASS modules/libraries, in particular - has anybody
> done it or doing it?

There is no problem in having additional GRASS modules with C++ code in it.

> Is it desirable or should all the code be in C to minimize compilation
> problems?

I would think that core modules and libraries should be C if possible.

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