[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS GIS] #76: Calculation of bearing between 2 points, using d.measure

Dylan Beaudette debeaudette at ucdavis.edu
Tue Nov 10 13:25:36 EST 2009

On Tuesday 10 November 2009, GRASS GIS wrote:
> #76: Calculation of bearing between 2 points, using d.measure
> --------------------------+------------------------------------------------
>- Reporter:  dylan        |       Owner:  grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org Type: 
> enhancement  |      Status:  new
>   Priority:  minor        |   Milestone:  6.5.0
>  Component:  default      |     Version:  unspecified
> Resolution:               |    Keywords:  d.measure
>   Platform:  Unspecified  |         Cpu:  Unspecified
> --------------------------+------------------------------------------------
>- Comment (by glynn):
>  Replying to [comment:1 dylan]:
>  > Has anyone had a chance to review this patch for submission to trunk
>  yet?
>  The "trunk" is 7.0, which doesn't have d.measure or the functionality it
>  requires (the ability to query the mouse pointer).
>  The code is still there, but it doesn't compile due to the absence of
>  R_get_location_with_pointer(). It was retained in case it was felt
>  worthwhile to modify it to take x,y coordinates via command-line options
>  or stdin, rather than via the mouse. As the functionality has been added
>  directly to the GUI, it's likely that d.measure will be removed
>  altogether.

Ah. Right. Apologies for the misuse of 'trunk'. Would it be possible to 
include this feature in GRASS65?


Dylan Beaudette
Soil Resource Laboratory
University of California at Davis

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