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

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Dec 21 19:46:09 EST 2007

On 22/12/07 00:04, Moritz Lennert wrote:
> 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 ?

Just to make myself clear: it works with the patch of commenting out the 
above line (and so I assume would work when using strcmp).


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