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=== Migrating from GRASS 6 to GRASS 7 ===
 
=== Migrating from GRASS 6 to GRASS 7 ===
  
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'''Raster:''' No changes.
  
'''Raster:''' No changes (yet) but format update planned.
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'''Raster3D:''' No changes.
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'''Vector:''' You need to rebuild the topology with {{cmd|v.build|version=70}} (for all maps automatically: {{cmd|v.build.all|version=70}}).
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=== Migrating from GRASS 7 to GRASS 8 ===
  
'''Raster3D:''' No changes.
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So far GRASS GIS 8 is not yet under development.
  
'''Vector:''' You need to rebuild the topology with {{cmd|v.build|version=70}}.
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See [https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Grass8Planning GRASS 8 planning: ideas]
  
 
== Troubleshooting ==
 
== Troubleshooting ==

Revision as of 13:36, 26 April 2015

Upgrading the GRASS database from older to recent GRASS versions

Migrating from GRASS 4 to GRASS 5

Raster: The LZW compression has been removed which requires a format conversion: see announcement from Jan. 2001.

Raster3D: No changes.

Sites: No changes.

Vector: You need to rebuild the topology with v.support.

Migrating from GRASS 4 to GRASS 6

Raster: The LZW compression has been removed which requires a format conversion: see announcement from Jan. 2001.

Raster3D: No changes.

Sites: Sites have been deprecated and are handled as vector points. Convert sites maps to vector maps with v.in.sites (for all maps, use v.in.sites.all).

Vector: You need to convert the format with v.convert (for all maps, use v.convert.all).

Migrating from GRASS 5 to GRASS 6

Raster: No relevant changes.

Raster3D: No changes.

Sites: Sites have been deprecated and are handled as vector points. Convert sites maps to vector maps with v.in.sites (for all maps, use v.in.sites.all).

Vector: You need to convert the format with v.convert (for all maps, use v.convert.all).

Migrating from GRASS 6 to GRASS 7

Raster: No changes.

Raster3D: No changes.

Vector: You need to rebuild the topology with v.build (for all maps automatically: v.build.all).

Migrating from GRASS 7 to GRASS 8

So far GRASS GIS 8 is not yet under development.

See GRASS 8 planning: ideas

Troubleshooting

  • "XXX is not a valid mapset" error:
This normally indicates that the directory lacks a WIND file. Copying the DEFAULT_WIND file (if it exists) to WIND should suffice.