[GRASS-user] Difference between r.mapcalc and r.mapcalculator

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Jan 13 13:24:05 EST 2010

Gilbert Ferrara wrote:

> I found 2 similar functions to perform, what I think, is the same thing:
> - r.mapcalc
> - r.mapcalculator
> What is the main processing difference between them?

r.mapcalc doesn't use the GRASS library's command-line parser, which
means that it cannot be run directly from the GUI.

r.mapcalculator is a front-end script which does use the parser, so it
can be run from the GUI.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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