[GRASSLIST:7311] Re: Multiple PERMANENT mapsets displaying in g.mapsets

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 25 03:34:18 EDT 2005

> > When I run g.mapsets.tcl, the window opens up showing me the list of
> > mapsets I have access to....only there seems to be two PERMANENT
> > mapsets listed, which are both selected. How can this be? I've
> > checked that there is only one PERMANENT directory (there is). I can
> > display maps from PERMANENT no problem, just seems kind of weird.
> > Anyone else notice this before? I'm running 6.1 cvs-4 through
> > Cygwin.
> I saw the same on a Linux box of a friend. That was a CVS 6.1 Grass
> about  two monts old now. However in the same time, with the same
> Grass version I  didn't have that odd effect.
> I wonder if the reason could had been related that my friend was
> working in  Grass 6.1 CVS using datasets created long time ago in
> Grass5. Although the  double PERMANENT seemed odd it doesn't seem to
> have done any harm.

You will see this if you run g.mapsets from within the PERMANENT mapset.
Generally, you should be using another mapset for your day to day work.


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