[GRASS-user] g.remove error?

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Jun 30 12:21:26 EDT 2009

Paolo Cavallini wrote:

> Hi all.
> While running form the QGIS GRASS shell, I get:
> GRASS > g.remove vect=random_butta
> Removing vector <random_butta>
> WARNING: Unable to remove directory
> '/home/Documenti/datigrass/CEA_location/Cea_GRASS/.tmp/ursus/31318.0'
> WARNING: couldn't be removed
> WARNING: <random_butta> nothing removed
> but the layer is in fact removed: any explanation for this?

Vect_delete() renames the directory before deleting it. If the
deletion fails, you will get the above error. However, as the
directory has been renamed, it won't show up as a vector map.

Does the directory listed above exist? Does it contain any files or

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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