[GRASS-dev] making g.remove less verbose

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at centrum.cz
Mon Oct 2 13:56:11 EDT 2006


On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 06:06:59PM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Michael Barton wrote:
> > Relevant to discussions about the r.mask script. Is what Jachym is doing a
> > way to provide a user checkbox in the GUI for overwriting the earlier map
> > but not give confusion with the global --o overwrite flag?
> > 
> > That is, use -f for "force replacement of old mask with new"
> No. The specific issue here is that g.remove currently won't let you
> remove a map which is known to be the base map for one or more reclass
> maps. It prints a warning telling you to remove the reclass maps
> first.
> This is a problem if the reclass maps belong to another user.
> The proposed -f switch to g.remove allows you to override the warning
> and remove the map anyway (with the consequence that the reclass maps
> won't work because they refer to a base map which no longer exists).
> -- 
> Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

if i understand this well, nobody is really protesting against this
    patch, so i commited it.

g.remove --help

    -f Force remove


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