g.download.location.1grass - Man 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]   [--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

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

Author

Vaclav Petras, NCSU GeoForAll Lab

Source Code

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

Accessed: Mon Aug  8 13:48:21 2022

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