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Note: This addon document is for an older version of GRASS GIS that will be discontinued soon. You should upgrade your GRASS GIS installation, and read the current addon manual page.

NAME

g.download.location - Download GRASS Location from the web
Get GRASS Location from an URL or file path

KEYWORDS

general, data, download, import

SYNOPSIS

g.download.location
g.download.location --help
g.download.location url=string [name=name] [path=path] [dbase=string] [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]

Flags:

--help
Print usage summary
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output
--ui
Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters:

url=string [required]
URL of the archive with a location to be downloaded
URL of ZIP, TAR.GZ, or other similar archive
name=name
Location name
Location name (not location path)
path=path
GRASS GIS database directory
Default: path to the current GRASS GIS database
dbase=string
Path to database, use path option instead
This option is obsolete and replaced by path

Table of contents

DESCRIPTION

g.download.location downloads an archived (e.g., .zip or .tar.gz) location from a given URL and unpacks it to a specified or current GRASS GIS Spatial Database. URL can be also a local file on the disk. If the archive contains a directory which contains a location, the module will recognize that and use the location automatically. First directory which is a location is used. Other locations or any other files are ignored.

SEE ALSO

g.mapset, g.mapsets, r.proj, v.proj, g.proj.all

AUTHORS

Vaclav Petras, NCSU GeoForAll Lab

SOURCE CODE

Available at: g.download.location source code (history)

Latest change: Tue Jul 13 11:56:30 2021 in commit: 9925460459b6cf4d7137e4f7a5bc46e795bd61e1


Note: This addon document is for an older version of GRASS GIS that will be discontinued soon. You should upgrade your GRASS GIS installation, and read the current addon manual page.

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