[GRASS-dev] [grass-code I][566] g.rename fails to rename maps

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Dec 21 18:04:01 EST 2007

On 21/12/07 22:06, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Moritz Lennert wrote:
>>>>> It's in manage:
>>>>> http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass/trunk/general/manage/cmd
>>>>> Moritz
>>>> Thanks for the pointer. Is it still a bug, though? Can anyone confirm?
>>> Yup. It's due to line 28 in /general/manage/lib/do_rename.c (line
>>> if (G_strcasecmp (old,new) == 0) return 1;
>>> If you comment this out and recompile the lib and the command, it works. 
>>> No idea why this is there. Unless someone objects, I'll remove that line.
>> Actually it is due to:
>> http://freegis.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/grass6/general/manage/lib/do_rename.c.diff?r1=1.6&r2=1.7
>> where strcmp was replaced with G_strcasecmp, thus making the compare 
>> case independent. So, the line should not be removed, but it should 
>> either be reverted to strcmp, or we need G_strcmp, which doesn't exist 
>> at this stage AFAICT.
> The case insensitivity may have been intentional. What happens if you
> try this with vector maps

Seems to work alright. Why should it be different from raster maps ?

> or under windows?

Won't be able to try this for a while, unfortunately...


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