[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS GIS] #528: wxGUI cmd: r.mapcalc fails

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Fri Mar 13 15:57:25 EDT 2009

#528: wxGUI cmd: r.mapcalc fails
  Reporter:  neteler   |       Owner:  grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org
      Type:  defect    |      Status:  new                      
  Priority:  critical  |   Milestone:  6.4.0                    
 Component:  wxGUI     |     Version:  svn-develbranch6         
Resolution:            |    Keywords:                           
  Platform:  All       |         Cpu:  All                      
Comment (by glynn):

 Replying to [comment:7 cmbarton]:

 > This seems more of an enhancement request than a defect.

 The inability to have spaces within arguments is a defect, and a rather
 fundamental one.

 If the GUI doesn't need to understand the command(s), the string should be
 passed verbatim to Popen(..., shell=True). But this will allow arbitrary
 shell commands, including redirection, pipelines, for/if/while, etc.

 If you need to parse a string into program and argv[], consider using


Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/528#comment:9>
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