[GRASS5] r.transect ... problem?

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Mon Dec 2 16:27:16 EST 2002

Alessandro Frigeri wrote:

> I used r.transect for the first time few days ago.  I had some problems,
> no output and an error message asking for parameters not recognised
> directly by r.transect:
> GRASS:~/progetti > r.transect map=dem.tmp result=raw line=10,10,45,100
> width=5 
> ERROR: Either -i flag and/or profile parameter must be used.
> GRASS:~/progetti > 
> Reading the code I saw that r.transect is based on r.profile so it seems
> that -i flag and profile parameters requested are coming from r.profile
> command.
> The output given above is from yesterday's CVS of grass5.0.1 compiled on
> a PC running Debian GNU/Linux.  
> I wonder if it's my fault or a problem in the code.

It's a problem in the code. r.profile was substantially re-written in
January 2001; AFAICT, r.transect won't have worked since then.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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