[Qgis-developer] 0.8.0: some comments/problems
stephan.holl at intevation.de
Thu Feb 15 07:58:08 EST 2007
"Tim Sutton" <tim at linfiniti.com>, [20070215 - 09:29:08]
> 2007/2/15, Stephan Holl <stephan.holl at intevation.de>:
> > Dear Qgissers,
> > while working hard with the qgis 0.8.0 win32 binaries from
> > download.qgis.org I found some oddities. Perhaps you are aware of
> > them, if not I will create a bug-entry in the tracker:
> > * Query-Build inside the metadata-tab does not open for
> > PostGIS-layers. It works on GNU/Linux though. Using the
> > Querybuilder by double-clicking the layername inside the
> > open-dialog, everything works fine though.
> This is a known issue e.g. http://svn.qgis.org/trac/ticket/507
> > * SPIT: once starting the import of a shapefile the 'cancel'-button
> > does not work anymore. It would be nice to cover the import into a
> > transaction block that 'cancel' could be easily rolled back.
> Ok I think this needs a feature request filed so we dont forget it.
> > * The OGR-driver where GRASS is linked against does not support
> > PostGIS. This should be changed so that GRASS can export to
> > PostGIS directly using v.out.ogr. (Is it save to exchange the
> > gdal|ogr.dll with one with postgresql-support, perhaps from fwtools
> > for win32?!)
> Ok good suggestion. We will need to rebuild gdal in the msys anyway
> which I am planning to do for the 0.8.1 release so we can be using
> gdal 1.4. I will try to build it with postgis support. I dont know if
> its safe to use the one from fwtools - all I can suggest is to try
> yourself and see if it works...
> > The next 'problem' appear on both windows and linux-systems:
> > * Snap-Distance for editing PostGIS-layers does somehow not work
> > correctly. Also 2 Error-boxes appear with the hint to the place to
> > change this.
> I also had problems with this when trying to move vertices....another
> one for the bug tracker.
> > Some suggestion:
> > * GRASS toolbox: The module-name should be prompted somewhere on the
> > tab, perhaps directly over the first entry-fields of the
> > module-tab? This would make it easier to see which module is open.
> And one for the tracker!
> > As always, thanks for your hard work on QGIS though.
> We will address what we can in 0.8.1 and continue with 0.8.2 etc if
Sounds wonderfull. Any timelines when 0.8.1 will be available?!
Stephan Holl <stephan.holl at intevation.de>, http://intevation.de/~stephan
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