raster MASKs; was [GRASS-dev] interferring ovewrite flags

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue Oct 10 22:52:42 EDT 2006

I've never really touched g.module and so don't really know how  it works. I
can try to look into to this for 6.3.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity
Arizona State University

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> From: Hamish <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com>
> Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 14:52:00 +1300
> To: Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
> Cc: <michael.barton at asu.edu>, <grass-dev at grass.itc.it>
> Subject: Re: raster MASKs; was [GRASS-dev] interferring ovewrite flags
> Glynn Clements wrote:
>> As every module supports --o, the GUI should unconditionally add a
>> checkbox for overwrite. It shouldn't expect the parser to tell it to
>> do so.
> --o is added to modules that can use it, ie. with gisprompt = "new,,"
> r.out.* and d.* modules for example don't have it & it doesn't make
> sense there. 
> g.module --html-description  adds it when needed
> g.module --interface-description  apparently doesn't
> g.module --tcltk  apparently doesn't
> need to copy the logic from --html to --tcltk in lib/gis/parser.c
> Hamish

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