[GRASS-user] output parameter not set error

Maciej Sieczka tutey at o2.pl
Sun Feb 18 16:15:15 EST 2007


I meant to forward this email to dev list yesterday but I screwed it.
Trying once again. Please read below.

Paul Kelly wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Feb 2007, Maciej Sieczka wrote:
>> Seb wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I upgraded grass from cvs last night and am getting the following error:
>>> ---<---------------cut here---------------start-------------->---
>>> GRASS 6.3.cvs (locs):~ > d.m&
>>> [1] 20730
>>> GRASS 6.3.cvs (locs):~ > Error in startup script:
>>> ERROR: Required parameter <output> not set:
>>>     (PostScript output file).
>>> ---<---------------cut here---------------end---------------->---

>> That's because 'ps.map -p', which d.m calls from
>> $GISBASE/etc/dm/print.tcl, doesn't work anymore. CCing grass-dev.

> This is because of a change made to fix this issue:
> http://www.intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=3418&display=History
> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass-commit/2007-February/026632.html
> I have only skimmed over this briefly but IMHO the original bug report
> is wrong and it should be a "won't fix" -  it would seem that specifying
> an output file is indeed optional if all that the user wants to do is
> list the available paper sizes.


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