g.remove.1grass man page

g.remove — Removes data base element files from the user’s current mapset using the search pattern.

Keywords

general, map management, remove

Synopsis

g.remove
g.remove --help
g.remove [-irefb] type=datatype[,datatype,...] [name=string[,string,...]] [ignore=string[,string,...]] [pattern=string] [exclude=string] [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]

Flags

-i
Ignore case
-r
Use basic regular expressions instead of wildcards
-e
Use extended regular expressions instead of wildcards
-f
Force removal (required for actual deletion of files)
-b
Remove base raster maps
--help
Print usage summary
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output
--ui
Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters

type=datatype[,datatype,...] [required]
Data type(s)
Options: raster, raster_3d, vector, label, region, group, all
raster: raster map(s)
raster_3d: 3D raster map(s)
vector: vector map(s)
label: paint label file(s)
region: region definition(s)
group: imagery group(s)
all: all types
name=string[,string,...]
Name of file(s) to remove
ignore=string[,string,...]
Name of file(s) to ignore (default: none)
pattern=string
File name search pattern
exclude=string
File name exclusion pattern (default: none)

Description

g.remove removes data files matching a pattern given by wildcards or POSIX Extended Regular Expressions. If the -f force flag is not given then nothing is removed, instead the list of selected file names is printed to stdout as a preview of the files to be deleted.

Examples

Delete map1 and map2 raster maps in the current mapset:

g.remove -f type=raster name=tmp1,tmp2

Delete all raster and vector maps starting with "tmp_" in the current mapset:

# show matching raster and vector maps but do not delete yet (as verification)
g.remove type=raster,vector pattern="tmp_*"
# actually delete the matching raster and vector maps
g.remove -f type=raster,vector pattern="tmp_*"

Delete all vector maps starting with "stream_" in the current mapset, but exclude those ending with "_final":

g.remove -f type=vector pattern="stream_*" exclude="*_final"

Author

Huidae Cho
grass4u@gmail.com

Last changed: $Date: 2014-12-19 21:07:19 +0100 (Fri, 19 Dec 2014) $

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