[GRASS-dev] [bug #5258] (grass) v.in.region does not create db table (in postgresql)

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 5 00:44:55 EST 2006

> this bug's URL: http://intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=5258
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> Subject: v.in.region does not create db table (in postgresql)
> Generating a new vector (area) file with the current region extent by
> the v.in.region command does not create automatically a corresponding
> database table in PosgreSQL. This results in errors when trying to
> rename the file or when using this vector file in certain overlay
> procedures, such as v.patch and v.overlay, when table contents should
> be inherited:
> v.patch -e input=paguirre2006base4,testarea output=testpatch
> --overwrite GRASS_INFO_ERROR(28119,1): Missing table
> Manually creating a database table in PostgreSQL, connecting it to the
> vector file (v.db.connect) and updloading the cat values is a simple
> workaround so far.

v.in.region creates a vector box -- it has no attributes that need
storing in a table.

I can't comment on PosgreSQL or deriative needs.


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