[GRASS-dev] [GRASS GIS] #2409: last call for options keys consolidation

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Nov 28 06:05:07 PST 2014

On 28/11/14 14:51, GRASS GIS wrote:
> #2409: last call for options keys consolidation
> ----------------------------------+-----------------------------------------
>   Reporter:  martinl               |       Owner:  grass-dev@…
>       Type:  task                  |      Status:  new
>   Priority:  blocker               |   Milestone:  7.0.0
> Component:  Default               |     Version:  unspecified
>   Keywords:  standardized options  |    Platform:  Unspecified
>        Cpu:  Unspecified           |
> ----------------------------------+-----------------------------------------
> Comment(by huhabla):
>   I am not against renaming the options, but IMHO its completely
>   unnecessary. However, if the majority thinks it is necessary then i am
>   fine with that.
>   But the recent changes in the option naming broke the temporal framework
>   and as a result many temporal modules and tests.
>   Why??!!
>   If such invasive changes are performed, then i would expect that all the
>   consequences of these changes are recognized and fixed before the commit!
>   We have a wonderful testsuite, so please use it to detect possible issues.
>   Please do not simply break GRASS and expect that other developers will fix
>   it.

Yes, I've already stumbled upon one test which fails because of changed 
type name (r.slope.aspect test calls g.remove with type="rast").

I agree with Soeren that we have to be careful about these changes, 
especially if we want to release in a not too far future...


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