[GRASSLIST:6637] Re: Import GRASS-Data from a distant Location/Mapset

Otto Dassau dassau at gdf-hannover.de
Wed Apr 27 05:43:42 EDT 2005

Am Mittwoch, 27. April 2005 10:54 schrieb Hamish:
> > I wonder if it is possible to import GRASS-Data into my
> > Location/Mapset from a Location/Mapset wich is storted somewhere else
> > in the Network? I'm using GRASS for a GIS-Lecture and each user has
> > its own Spearfish-Location/Mapsets. This is necessary, because the
> > students also should learn to administrate a whole location.
> Note maps in the PERMANENT mapset are read only and accessable from all
> other mapsets.
> To copy a vector map to another computer, just copy over the directory
> in $MAPSET/vector/ and possibly the dbf link in $MAPSET/dbf.
> scp, 'tar -czf' etc..
> To copy a raster map (as you know) you have to copy a lot of files from
> a lot of places... one day the raster format will be rewritten & things
> will be easier, but in the mean time I have written a couple little
> scripts to pack up a raster map for transport to another machine. r.pack
> and r.unpack,
> see:
>  http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass5/2004-July/014923.html


you could also use this simple shell script 'g.laptop' and adapt it to your 
needs (currently only for GRASS <= 5.4)



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