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I try to rasterize some vector data in GRASS GIS 6.4.0. Unfortunately, it always just works with one layer. Afterwards, there are just lines generated instead of rectangles. What am I doing wrong?

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Without including the command that you used, it's hard to debug. However, did you specify type=area within the command?

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You (likely) need to set the computational region to the map of interest. See for details.

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