[Gdal-dev] Copying meta data

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Nov 17 19:23:10 EST 2006

Matt Hanson wrote:
> Are GDALDataset and GDALPamDataset fairly interchangeable?  Would it be as
> simple as changing the base classes to turn on support for PAM ?


GDALDataset is a base class for GDALPamDataset.  You will need to include
gdal_pam.h (where gdal_priv.h was normally included).  But yes, it should
generally be sufficient to change which case you use as a base class for
your format specific dataset and band classes.

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