[GRASS-user] GRASS temporary files and removing mapsets?
hamish_b at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 30 15:07:41 EDT 2010
Jonathan Greenberg wrote:
> I'm getting close to finishing up a generic code that sends
> any given raster command to gridengine for parallel processing
> (I'll post it as soon as its ready for testing), but I had a
> couple of quick question on GRASS standards:
> 1) For a given mapset, is there a directory within it that
> is designed for temporary, non-geospatial files (e.g. text
> parameter files)?
see $MAPSET/.tmp/, G_tempfile(), and g.tempfile and perhaps a
python helper funtion too.
clean it up with $GISBASE/etc/clean_temp
> 2) Is there an "official" way to remove a mapset from GRASS
> short of rm -rf /pathto/mapset)?
No. (the startup gui has a button to do it, but I guess you
mean something scriptable)
> Thanks! Would anyone be interested in testing out the
> code once its done? If so, send me a message. You'll need to
> get gridengine installed (or have access to a working
> gridengine server). I got it installed in about 2 minutes on
> a debian system by just downloading the binaries and running
> the install scripts that come with it (I had
> NO luck getting the debian package via apt-get working,
> mind you).
what version of debian? is there a deb bug #?
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