[fdo-dev] bulk copy

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Oct 20 16:08:03 EDT 2006

Greg Boone wrote:
> As for Bulk Copy, the FDO commands that are required to be implemented
> by the provider include:
> DescribeSchema (For the Source Provider)
> ApplySchema (For the Destination Provider)
> Select (For the Source Provider)
> Insert (For the Destination Provider)
> GetSpatialContexts (For both the Source and destination provider)
> Note that for Bulk Copy, the destination data store must be created
> successfully with an appropriate spatial context before the bulk copy
> process is invoked. This needs to be done outside of Map.


Great, that is what I wanted to know (perhaps in more detail than I
need now).  But it reassures me that - in theory at least - an open source
provider can operate on an equal footing for use in Map.

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