[GRASS-dev] grass6 and python array

Massimo Di Stefano massimodisasha at gmail.com
Fri May 14 17:52:53 EDT 2010

Hi Glynn,

thanks for your help!

Il giorno 10/mag/2010, alle ore 09.17, Glynn Clements ha scritto:

> Massimo Di Stefano wrote:
>> do you know if the nice ability to import grass maps 
>> directly in a numpy array (as already in grass7)
>> will be backported to grass6 too ?
> The grass.script.array module in GRASS 7 relies upon some changes
> which were made to r.in.bin and r.out.bin, so it can't be used as-is.
> It could be modified to work with the 6.x versions, although it would
> require some changes. The main issues with the 6.x versions are:
> 1. You can't choose the output format (other than forcing integer
> output with -i). The output is in the same format as the map, so you
> would need to use "r.info -t ..." to determine the format of the data.
> 2. Integers are truncated to 16 bits.

i'll try an other way to store map data into an array,
i can use directly python-gdal, but  i'll try to find a grass way to do the same

> -- 
> Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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