[GRASS-dev] g.extension in GRASS 6.5

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu May 6 11:50:33 EDT 2010

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Martin wrote:
>> currently we have Python version of g.extension script in GRASS 7 and
>> Bash version in GRASS 6.5. It's pain to maintain the both version. I
>> would suggest to replace Bash version with Python in GRASS 6.5. It's
>> new module, so no backwards compatibility will be broken. Only one
>> drawback is that g.extension will requires Python to be available.
> AFAIU the shell script version of g.extension is slated to be backported
> to the release branch for 6.4.1. it's there, it works (AFAIK),

I don't think so - there are lots of problems reported in the list.
Are you sure? I would rather make it a python script since the shell
version is a pain.


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