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NAME - Converts all old GRASS < Ver5.7 sites maps in current mapset to vector maps.


sites, vector, import

SYNOPSIS help [-r] [--verbose] [--quiet]


Run non-interactively
Verbose module output
Quiet module output

DESCRIPTION converts all GRASS 5.0/5.3/5.4 sites files in the current mapset into 6.0 vectors.


Sites maps from 5.0/5.3/5.4 and vector maps from 6.0 do not interfere. They are stored in different directories, so you can use the same names. Old sites maps can be listed with g.list sites.
As this GRASS version uses SQL for attribute management, there are some SQL restrictings concerning the file names. This script changes dots (e.g. "") in old vector map names into underline(s) (e.g. "foo_bar"). It also adds the extension '_points' to the new vector map name.


To convert all old vector maps in the current mapset to the new vector format: -r




Markus Neteler, ITC-Irst, Trento, Italy

Last changed: $Date: 2011-09-04 06:23:30 -0700 (Sun, 04 Sep 2011) $

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