Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Release/6.4.5-News


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Jul 12, 2015, 8:30:33 AM (7 years ago)
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neteler
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GRASS GIS 6.4.5 released

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     1= GRASS GIS 6.4.5 =
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     3[[TOC]]
     4
     5=== Release ===
     6
     7 * Release date: 12 July 2015
     8 * Source code: http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/source/grass-6.4.5.tar.gz ([http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/source/grass-6.4.5.md5sum md5sum])
     9 * Binaries: http://grass.osgeo.org/download/
     10
     11=== SVN Source Code ===
     12
     13 * Milestone: [milestone:"6.4.5"]
     14 * Browse Source: http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass/tags/release_20150712_grass_6_4_5
     15 * SVN Checkout 6.4.5:
     16{{{
     17  svn checkout http://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass/tags/release_20150712_grass_6_4_5
     18}}}
     19 * SVN Checkout latest 6.4 release branch (including yet unreleased bugfixes):
     20{{{
     21  svn checkout http://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass/branches/releasebranch_6_4
     22}}}
     23
     24=== Overview of changes ===
     25
     26'''Key improvements''' of the GRASS GIS 6.4.5 release include stability fixes (esp. vector library), some fixes for wxPython3 support, some module fixes, and more message translations.
     27
     28Since its [http://grass.osgeo.org/announces/announce_grass640.html initial release] in September 2010 more than ''2500'' source code modifications have been made to the 6.4 release branch.
     29Between [wiki:Release/6.4.4-News 6.4.4] and the current 6.4.5 about ''90'' updates have been applied.
     30
     31Full details of all changes can be viewed in the [http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/source/ChangeLog_6.4.5.gz ChangeLog].
     32
     33==== New modules ====
     34
     35 * ''none''
     36
     37==== Major module changes ====
     38
     39 * v.mkgrid: optionally generate lines instead of areas (new -l flag); precision fixes (more vertices)
     40 * v.rast.stats: fix wrong SQL TRANSACTION implementation for DBF driver
     41 * r.carve: Add points closest to the center of each stream grid rather than adding each vertex multiple times at the same location
     42
     43==== Minor module changes ====
     44
     45 * d.vect.chart: bugfixes
     46 * i.smap: larger default block size for speed
     47 * r.li.edgedensity: fix edge count
     48 * v.distance: adding geodesic point to boundary distance measurement for lat-long locations
     49 * v.in.ogr: OFTStringList is supported column type
     50 * v.univar: remove duplicate layer option
     51
     52 * Many more; see the detailed [http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/source/ChangeLog_6.4.5.gz ChangeLog]
     53
     54==== Command line changes ====
     55
     56 * batch job: do not show welcome message and require 'hit return' when running a batch job
     57
     58==== GUI changes ====
     59
     60 * wxGUI: wxpython 3 compatibility patches from Debian project applied + some more
     61 * wxGUI: added v.vect.stats to menu
     62 * wxGUI: fix v.surf.rst window too wide
     63
     64==== Library changes ====
     65
     66 * dblib: no more db driver zombies in wingrass
     67 * dglib: fix sp cache initialization
     68 * libvector: numerical stability fixes for topology; fix reattaching centroids and isles; fix memory leak
     69
     70Colors:
     71 * elevation: elevation color table: brighten up high values
     72
     73==== Portability changes ====
     74
     75(MS-Windows)
     76
     77 * enabled r.li modules
     78
     79(Mac OSX)
     80
     81 * n/a
     82
     83(All)
     84
     85 * n/a
     86
     87==== Message translation updates ====
     88
     89 * user message harmonization update (to reduce number of similar but slightly different messages)
     90 * Chinese updated
     91 * French updated
     92 * German updated
     93 * Italian updated
     94 * Spanish updated
     95
     96See also [http://grass.osgeo.org/development/translations/#statistics statistics]
     97
     98==== Documentation ====
     99 
     100 * RFCs (rfc/) moved to Trac: http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/RFC
     101 * r.walk manual updated
     102
     103=== Closed tickets ===
     104
     105==== Closed bugs since the last release ====
     106
     107[[TicketQuery(status=closed&milestone=6.4.5&type=defect&order=priority)]]
     108
     109==== Closed wishes since the last release ====
     110
     111[[TicketQuery(status=closed&milestone=6.4.5&type=enhancement&order=priority)]]
     112
     113==== Closed tasks since the last release ====
     114
     115[[TicketQuery(status=closed&milestone=6.4.5&type=task&order=priority)]]