[GRASS-user] link to datasets from other locations?

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Jul 2 04:30:25 EDT 2009

Hamish wrote:

> perhaps you could sneak a way with r.external using the GRASS
> GDAL driver plugin?

I don't think so. GDAL's GRASS support uses libgis functions, and
there's only one copy of libgis' variables. So when GDAL uses
G__setenv() to set the database/location/mapset of the input map, it
will affect the process as a whole, not just GDAL.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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