[GRASS-dev] Re: layer names

Martin Landa landa.martin at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 05:44:45 EDT 2009

of course only related to GRASS 7 (trunk)...

2009/10/18 Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>:
> most of the functions in Vlib takes layer number as argument. To
> support layer names we need just change their prototypes to use 'const
> char *' instead of 'int' and update all modules. Then layer will found
> by number and if failed by name - see Vect_get_field2(). The second
> approach would be to add new functions ending by '2', e.g.
> Vect_cidx_find_all2(.., const char *layer, ...), etc.
> What do you think? From my point of view would be better just change
> prototypes without adding new and new functions which just takes layer
> as a string...

Martin Landa <landa.martin gmail.com> * http://gama.fsv.cvut.cz/~landa

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