[GRASS-user] v.external does not create vector layer

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sat Mar 7 11:19:49 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 2:05 AM, John R. <johnr at wowway.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running GRASS 6.3.0 on Linux.  I would like to use a postgis table as a
> read only vector layer in GRASS.
> One time I had v.external doing more than it does now.  Here is a typical
> execution:
> # v.external 'dsn=PG:host=localhost user=postgres dbname=spatial_db'
> output=gpxpints_pg
> Data source contains 1 layers:
> trackpnt
> This would be the behavior I would expect if "output" was not defined. There
> is no vector layer created in GRASS.

You need to define
as well.


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