[GRASS-user] Vector dbf files + Spatial join

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Jun 24 08:13:25 EDT 2008

Hi Wesley,

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Wesley Roberts <wroberts at csir.co.za> wrote:
> Hi Markus,
> I tried to upgrade using the links from the announcement. I added the respective repositories to my sources.list file and upgraded no problem. I now have 6.2.3, unfortunately this does not include the v.db.join.

As mentioned, we introduced it in 6.3.0.

> I am now downloading the 6.3 source and am going to compile using that. Do I need to uninstall 6.2.3 before I compile?

No, you can keep both in parallel.

> Also I found the v.db.join script at
> http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass/branches/develbranch_6/scripts
> Can I use this script in 6.2.3? If so how do I go about compiling and using?

I am not sure of v.db.join makes use of 6.3.0 functionality. It's just a script
(so copying is enough in theory). Say, it's rather unlikely that it
works with 6.2.x.
You can try of course.


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