[GRASS-dev] v.surf.bspline man page

Benjamin Ducke benjamin.ducke at oxfordarch.co.uk
Tue Jan 18 16:34:57 EST 2011

That's reassuring, thanks Markus.
Incidentally, since HTML housekeeping is such a boring
chore but so crucial: Do you guys think it would make
sense to have a "man page improvement day", similar to
a code sprint, but with the whole community dedicating
perhaps a day to finding problems in man pages and fixing

I am not just talking about correcting errors, but also
rephrasing things that are hard to understand or elaborating
on aspects that aren't explained verbosely enough.


----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:03 PM, Benjamin Ducke
> <benjamin.ducke at oxfordarch.co.uk> wrote:
> > The HTML manual page for v.surf.bspline
> > says:
> >
> > "A raster output map ("raster=") of more than 2000x2000 (4 mill)
> > cells is not allowed. If an output map would exceed this size,
> > an error message is generated."
> >
> > But there is nothing in the source code which suggests such
> > a limitation. I tried interpolating a 5000x4000 raster and it
> > worked just fine.
> >
> > Am I missing something or has this limitation fallen?
> >
> Right, this limitation has been removed, the maximum number of cells
> depends now on LFS and the amount of available system memory.
> Additionally, one bug has been removed:
> "At this time, sparse vector input can only be used with interpolation
> from 3D vector z-coordinates"
> is no longer true, z values are collected either from 3D points or
> from the attribute table.
> The manual has been updated correspondingly in all branches.
> Markus M

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