[GRASS5] Re: [GRASS-CVS] CVS update: grass/src/display/devices/CELL
Andreas.Lange at Rhein-Main.de
Sun Feb 17 06:04:47 EST 2002
Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2002 at 08:35:31PM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> > Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > the recent changes to XDRIVER introduced a bug:
> > [snip]
> > > Please pre-define the variable if unset (will also affect GRASS_WIDTH,
> > > unchecked).
> > OK, done.
> Thanks, working now.
> > > Then a question: Now PNGDriver and Xdriver use the same size variables
> > > GRASS_HEIGHT and GRASS_WIDTH (or not?).
> > Yes; all monitors now use these variables. The intention was to make
> > it easier for programs which manage monitors, so that they don't need
> > a table of which monitor uses which variables.
> > If you want per-monitor-type variables, it would be better to
> > generalise the mechanism using the driver name, e.g. with something
> > like GRASS_WIDTH_XDRIVER, GRASS_WIDTH_PNG, GRASS_WIDTH_CELL etc rather
> > than having a special case for one of the drivers.
> Well, what's preferred? Individual size variables for each driver or
> overall variables? Opinions?
one set of variables (GRASS_WIDTH, GRASS_HEIGHT) for all
monitors/drivers. IMHO one can change the variables after opening the
driver, so that new started monitors inherit the new values with their
Just my opinion.
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