<bg> is not a valid parameter

Malcolm Williamson malcolm at cast.uark.edu
Thu Sep 25 11:12:51 EDT 1997

The GRASS Version 4.1 User's Reference Manual (hardcopy, Spring 1993 does 
not list "bg" as a parameter for d.rast (in fact, _none_ of the "d." 
commands list bg as a parameter in that manual). What are you guys 
testing this on??

On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, George Chou wrote:

> Hi,
> A GRASS-XMI user reported that he could not display a raster map while
> running GRASS4.1.5.  It was found that the parameter list for d.rast has
> been changed.  When the following command was executed
> 	d.rast map=elevation bg=black
> an error message said
> 	<bg> is not a valid parameter
> I remember <bg> used to be an optional parameter in GRASS4.1.  Could
> someone explain the reason for the change?  Thanks.
> The version 1.2.1 release of GRASS-XMI for Solaris running on SPARC will 
> be available for downloading (http://www.gpz.com) in ten days.  The new 
> release will support d.rast for both GRASS4.1 and 4.1.5.  It will also
> include Map Calculator and a few other modules.
> Regards,
> George Chou
> gchou at gpz.com
> (650) 949-3708

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