[GRASS-dev] Re: [grass-code I][354] v.digit freeze after "Display attributes" --> "New feature"

Maciej Sieczka tutey at o2.pl
Wed Apr 25 19:10:02 EDT 2007

Hamish wrote:
>>>> Comment By: Maciej Sieczka (msieczka)
>>> There've been numerous issues with v.digit until recent fixes by
>>> Glynn et all in GRASS 6.3 CVS. I've been bitten by  your problem
>>> too. In 6.3 CVS v.digit is still not perfectly stable, but
>>> definitely more reliable than in GRASS 6.2.1.
> I accept that others have had problems with it, but for me the old 6.2
> v.digit has always worked very well.
> Can anyone point to **specific bug reports that cause a crash or data
> loss, and are fixed in the 6.3-CVS version**?
> https://intevation.de/rt/webrt?q_status=open&q_queue=grass&q_subject=v.digit

Issues resolved in 6.3 CVS but present in 6.2, AFAIK, [1],[2],[3]:

Present in both in 6.2 and 6.3 are, AFAIK, [4],[5].

> related: how bad really are the problems with 6.2.1's v.digit? What are
> they specifically?

1. One can't use encodings besides ISO-8859-1 in data tables [1].
2. One can't digitize areas [3].


The issue [3] was never reported in the tracker but it's present in 6.2
and fixed in 6.3, AFAICT.

I might have missed something!


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