[GRASS5] Testing Grass 5.3 - v.transform

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Thu Jan 29 00:20:17 EST 2004


Just wanted to let you know. I tested v.transform by typing in the name 
of a binary vector file (the browse button looks in the dig_ascii 
instead of dig folder). It worked just fine. Thanks for the tip.


On Monday, January 19, 2004, at 01:54 AM, Radim Blazek wrote:

> On Friday 16 January 2004 17:13, Michael Barton wrote:
>> As with GRASS 5.7, I've been doing considerable testing of GRASS 5.3.
>> Overall, it is highly stable and works very well. Here are a couple of
>> minor items that perhaps could be fixed before it is released as 
>> stable.
>> 1. v.transform does not operate correctly, at least under Mac OSX. It
>> requires an ASCII vector file as input, looks in the dig_ASCII folder,
>> but will not recognize an ASCII vector file unless it is put (manually
>> and incorrectly) into the dig folder. It produces an incomplete output
>> file (header and attributes, but no vectors). This was a problem on an
>> earlier release; I have tried this on the the 12 January CVS snapshot
>> and it is still a problem.
> v.transform was rewritten to read and write vector binary file.
> Radim
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