Source code for grass.grassdb.create

Create objects in GRASS GIS Spatial Database

(C) 2020 by the GRASS Development Team
This program is free software under the GNU General Public
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.. sectionauthor:: Vaclav Petras <wenzeslaus gmail com>

import os
import shutil
import getpass

[docs]def create_mapset(database, location, mapset): """Creates a mapset in a specified location""" location_path = os.path.join(database, location) mapset_path = os.path.join(location_path, mapset) # create an empty directory os.mkdir(mapset_path) # copy DEFAULT_WIND file and its permissions from PERMANENT # to WIND in the new mapset region_path1 = os.path.join(location_path, "PERMANENT", "DEFAULT_WIND") region_path2 = os.path.join(location_path, mapset, "WIND") shutil.copy(region_path1, region_path2)
# set permissions to u+rw,go+r (disabled; why?) # os.chmod(os.path.join(database,location,mapset,'WIND'), 0644)
[docs]def get_default_mapset_name(): """Returns default name for mapset.""" try: result = getpass.getuser() # Raise error if not ascii (not valid mapset name). result.encode("ascii") except UnicodeEncodeError: # Fall back to fixed name. result = "user" return result