[gdal-dev] Shapefile spatial index and updates

Chaitanya kumar CH chaitanya.ch at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 08:47:46 EDT 2009


I have been working on this. http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/ticket/2798

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 6:12 PM, Hugentobler Marco <
marco.hugentobler at karto.baug.ethz.ch> wrote:

> Hi gdal/ogr devs
> In QGIS, there is a bug where updates to shapefiles are not displayed until
> the spatial index of a shapefile is recreated (
> http://trac.osgeo.org/qgis/ticket/1572).
> It seems to me that OGR does not update the index automatically when
> calling e.g. OGR_L_CreateFeature and then OGR_L_SyncToDisk.
> What I did is to check (in the ogr provider of qgis) if the shapefile
> already has an index file and, if yes, create a new spatial index. But this
> way, the whole index needs to be recreated, so I wanted to ask here on the
> list if you know about any more efficient and / or more elegant way to solve
> this problem.
> Thanks for your help,
> Marco
> _______________________________________________
> gdal-dev mailing list
> gdal-dev at lists.osgeo.org
> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/gdal-dev

Best regards,
Chaitanya kumar CH.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/gdal-dev/attachments/20090731/f9d1b246/attachment.html

More information about the gdal-dev mailing list