[GRASS-dev] Planning GRASS GIS 7.0.0RC1

Markus Metz markus.metz.giswork at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 01:02:05 PST 2015

On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 11:50 AM, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> Hi devs,
> http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Grass7Planning#Planningongoing
> ...the TODO list got much shorter!
> Relevant differences - to be clarified:
>  * checks for Vect_open_* return value to avoid potential segmentation
> fault: r60054 <<-- wasn't the idea to avoid these ugly tests in G7?

The Vect_open_* return the open level when opening existing maps, not
just success or failure. Some modules, most importantly v.info, try to
open a map first with topology, if that fails, without topology.
Therefore it is up to the modules to decide if the return code is ok
or not.

Markus M

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