[GRASS-dev] Re: diff to start wingrass with GUI + com.exe terminal [was: Re: [winGRASS] (no subject)]

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon May 21 17:03:08 EDT 2007

On 5/21/07 12:52 PM, "Moritz Lennert" <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:

> On Mon, May 21, 2007 17:23, Michael Barton wrote:
>> On 5/21/07 4:38 AM, "Moritz Lennert" <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
>>> I think we will have to wait for wxgrass to get a serious integrated
>>> CLI...until then for me a separate CLI is a must.
>> Beyond an interactive terminal, what would a 'serious integrated CLI'
>> entail?
> Scripting, i.e. a certain level of programming instructions which allow
> you to combine different grass commands with other shell commands.
> Something which when it becomes really ripe and useful can become a grass
> script à la d.vect.thematic, but which many people just homecook to use
> for their own convenience.

Currently from the CLI in gronsole you can run any script in CLI mode (i.e.,
typing all arguments from the CLI). In the wxgrass command line you can do
this and  you can also just type the name of the GRASS script/command and
get the autogenerated dialog launched, just like you would from the

AFAICT, you can do this for any bash or python script (or whatever the shell
can do something with).


> Moritz

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