[GRASS-dev] New wiki page summarising GRASS APIs

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Sat Jan 31 04:18:13 PST 2015

On 30/01/15 23:47, Markus Neteler wrote:
> Hi Moritz,
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Moritz Lennert
> <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In preparation of a talk at the geospatial devroom at the FOSSDEM this
>> weekend, I've elaborated a wiki page on the current GRASS GIS APIs:
>> http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GRASS_GIS_APIs
>> I still need to complete the part on the C-API,
> Quick comment just on the C part:
> I think that using system calls in C is not good to show, shouldn't is
> be rather these functions?
> http://grass.osgeo.org/programming7/get__window_8c.html

Well that's when you use the GRASS C-API. The idea in the first part is 
to show that you can actually consider GRASS as an API in itself with 
the modules playing a role comparable to 'functions', and that you can 
call these functions from other programming languages via system calls.


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