[GRASS5] Porting list

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Mon Nov 1 23:37:44 EST 2004

Michael Barton wrote:

> Thanks much Huidae. I went through your list adde, organized it into the
> type of module and made comments about what has been ported or not, what is
> obsolete, and what is covered functionally by another command. I'd be happy
> for anyone to make corrections on it. This should make it a bit easier to
> see what remains to be ported and decided if it is worth the effort to do
> so.

Some of the r.in.* modules provide functionality not available through
r.in.gdal (e.g. r.in.png can preserve the original intensity
resolution and gamma).

> r.grow2 - this IS ported. But until someone can tell me what it does
> or how, I can't make a tcltk menu option

r.grow2 essentially combines functionality from r.grow and r.buffer,
plus some additional functionality. You can use it like r.grow, but
with the ability to grow by more than one cell, or like r.buffer, but
with the option of preserving the original cells (similar to combining
r.buffer and r.patch).

If you know what r.grow and r.buffer do, the options should be mostly

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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