[GRASS-user] v.proj needs a -g flag for parsable output

Dylan Beaudette dylan.beaudette at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 16:14:12 EDT 2006

On Tuesday 10 October 2006 12:30, Patton, Eric wrote:
> I'd like to get people's thoughts on this - could we have a -g flag in
> v.proj to output a listing  of input maps in the specified location in
> script-friendly format? I need to reproject about 200 maps and the -l
> output is too messy to feed into a loop. I guess I can always do:
> v.proj -l input=dummy location=LATLONG_WGS84 mapset=PERMANENT | awk 'BEGIN
> {OFS="," ; ORS=","} NF == 2 {print $1, $2}' | sed 's/,$//g' >
> input_list.txt
> It would be nice to be able to automatically output comma-delimited input
> maps for those big batch jobs, though.
> ~ Eric.

Hi Eric,

not sure if this will work for you, but I find that ogr2ogr is a bit simpler 
to use as compared to v.proj. Also, it is simple to loop over an entire 
folder of files, saving the result to a different folder.


Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis

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