[fdo-dev] FDO172 & Warning of "build breaker" changes
mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Sep 26 10:07:51 EDT 2006
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> On a related point, I'm not sure how to implement
> Is this method just used when creating new fields? I see the shape
> provider returns -1 for some field types. Does this imply unlimited
> or unsupported?
According to my understanding, -1 means that the data type is variable
length with no limitation or no known limitation or with only
architecture / system related limitation like size of file or length of
field in DBMS table.
> For my raster provider the upper size of a BLOB is in theory 2^63 or
> so. Should I return that?
I think so.
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