[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS GIS] #1059: wxGUI: No menu option for r.mapcalc

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Mon May 10 06:56:19 EDT 2010

#1059: wxGUI: No menu option for r.mapcalc
  Reporter:  vesnikos  |       Owner:  martinl        
      Type:  defect    |      Status:  reopened       
  Priority:  major     |   Milestone:  7.0.0          
 Component:  wxGUI     |     Version:  svn-trunk      
Resolution:            |    Keywords:  r.mapcalc wxGUI
  Platform:  Linux     |         Cpu:  x86-32         
Comment (by glynn):

 Replying to [comment:11 mmetz]:

 > This is now no longer possible in grass7.

 r42183 was incomplete; this should be fixed by r42210.

 > r.mapcalculator is present in grass7, but as bash script, apparently it
 awaits translation to python?

 The consensus was that it wasn't worth maintaining. In 7.0, r.mapcalc uses
 G_parser(), so it can be run directly from the GUI without requiring a

 > All the recent changes are done only to get a hit when searching the
 module in the wxGUI?

 r42183 had two parts: fixing the GUI menu, and cosmetic changes to
 r.mapcalc. The latter included renaming the input= option to file=, but
 overlooked the fact that it synthesises "input=-" when run without
 arguments (to preserve the historical behaviour). The change broke this
 behaviour; r42210 reinstates it.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/1059#comment:12>
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