Difference between revisions of "GRASS 6.2 Feature Plan"

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* r.distance null distance
* r.distance null distance
** JC: This is in http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gis.grass.devel/15982/match=r+distance, but nobody reported successful test.
==== Final ====
==== Final ====

Revision as of 03:45, 23 October 2006

GRASS 6.2.x feature plan

There is the release branch for 6.2.x, see details at CVS: tags and branches. A release branch is considered as "frozen", only bugfixes can be done.

GRASS 6.2.0

In general 6.2 does not deviate too much from the 6.1.0 to avoid a major delay.


(never released)

  • unlimited number of raster map (r.patch, r.series etc) (Glynn)
  • several MinGW fixes for native MS-Windows support (Glynn)
  • several fixes for MS-Windows/Cygwin support (Huidae)
  • no hardcoded ARCH for Python-SWIG (Markus)
  • vector/lidar: added missing includes (Markus)
  • g.region b>t bug fixed (Martin)
  • GRASS_PAGER (Glynn)
  • r.mapcalc rand() (Glynn)
  • tcl i18n install fix (Markus)
  • LOCALE awk fixes to some scripts (Markus)
  • SUN compilation fixes (Glynn)
  • user docs fixes (Maciek)
  • r.bilinear: Read/write maps as DCELL; Remove +0.5 from result (Glynn)
  • NVIZ height update to avoid scene jump (Bob)
  • Add the new v.lidar.* tools (needed for FOSS4G2006) (Roberto A. + Markus)
  • lidar and simwe compilation issues on MacOSX fixed (William)
  • Makefile cleanup for extra libraries (lidar, simwe, lrs) (Glynn + Markus)
  • keywords backported from 6.3-CVS (Markus)
  • renamed dbmi driver html files to include 'grass-' to avoid package conflicts (Markus)

Beta 1

  • v.digit: split icons into two rows for 800x600 screens (backport) (Michael, Hamish)
  • gis.m fixes (Michael)
  • v.proj: treat z as ellipsoidal height (Paul)

Beta 2

  • g.proj compile fix (Markus)
  • NVIZ: Tk8.5 fix (Markus)

Beta 3

  • docs improvements (Eric, Trevor, Moritz, Michael)
  • v.digit cosmetics (Hamish)
  • v.outlier: parameter fix (markus)
  • NVIZ: off-screen rendering fix for broken openGL drivers
  • grass-xterm-wrapper: simplified for broken gnome-terminal (markus)
  • rename v.bspline to v.surf.bspline for consistency
  • further gis.m fixes (moritz, michael, cho)
  • d.barscale segfault fix (hamish)
  • d.grid segfault fix (hamish)
  • d.graph segfault fix (hamish)
  • r.buffer, r.what: docs fixes (hamish)
  • added v.centroids and v.dissolve scripts (hamish)
  • Czech translation updated (Martin)
  • nviz: off-screen fixes (Glynn)


  • d.vect.thematic -s fixes (michael)
  • Vietnamese translation (Bui Huu Manh)
  • reverted Pbuffer changes in NVIZ (Brad)
  • projection codes updated to EPSG 6.11 (Markus)
  • g.region zoom= off by one error (Glynn)
  • fix hardcoded Helvetica tcl fonts to a single file setting (in $GISBASE/etc/gtcltk/options.tcl) (michael)


  • r.random on MacOSX (Glynn)
  • document improvements (various)
  • v.in.ogr: check valid output filename (Brad)
  • various r.le fixes (Hamish)
  • MinGW fix (Radim)


(not yet released, planned after 18th October 2006)

  • r.le.setup fixes (Glynn, Hamish)
  • default color map range (bug #5212) (Glynn)
  • fix v.digit/toolbox.tcl for tcl8.3 (Hamish)
  • update to EPSG 6.11.1 (Markus)
  • close GRASS after creating new location from file (Markus)
  • Fine tune intro text when launching GRASS in text mode (Paul)
  • gis.m zooming in mapcanvas.tcl (Michael)

  • test gis.m
  • missing Polish EPSG codes
  • write impressive press release (best done in CVS Web)
    • also prepare the short abstract version.
    • HB: I did some work on this the other day, of course it can always be better!
    • WONTFIX? Later?
  • r.out.gdal region sensitive
    • port r.reclass flag from CVS HEAD?
  • NVIZ volume problem (test with slovakia3d dataset) - sometimes it works
    • HB: fails from command line; ok if the volume added within NVIZ (bug #4725)


(not yet released, planned after 18th October 2006)


  • Source code Snapshot
  • 6.2.0beta1 released 28 August 2006
  • 6.2.0beta2 released 30 August 2006
  • 6.2.0beta3 released 18 September 2006
  • 6.2.0RC1 released 26 September 2006
  • 6.2.0RC2 released 6 October 2006