[GRASS5] Strange r.mapcalc behaviour - bug?

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Mar 23 11:45:19 EST 2004

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 11:29:33AM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> I'm not sure what purpose "r.support -r" serves. The core libgis
> functions automatically update the range; AFAICT, the only reasons
> that the range/fp_range files may not accurately reflect the range of
> the data are:
> 1. The actual cell/fcell data files have been modified other than
> via the standard functions (open_cell/put_row/close_cell).
> 2. The range has been explicitly modified via e.g. G_update_range()
> (which is what "r.support -r" does).

So maybe we remove it?

Maybe it was introduced once in the inter version to overcome above
mentioned problems, then introduced into cmd to have it available on
command line.

In case of removal it should be removed from both cmd and inter.


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