[GRASS5] Bugs Status Report

Radim Blazek blazek at itc.it
Thu Oct 9 04:45:08 EDT 2003

On Wednesday 08 October 2003 21:00, Thierry Laronde wrote:
> More generally, what is the policy for DB accesses in the future? Only
> support generic access via DBMI (unixODBC), or allow too accesses
> without unixODBC and maintain PostgreSQL direct access, or only support
> generic db.* accesses but develop a kind of DBMI stub for direct PG
> access (I think this would be definitively better to have a common
> interface)?

Which version of GRASS do you mean? In < 5.7 *pg* commands are probably
more popular than db* commands. OTOH, I hope that database access in >= 5.7 will be 
based only on DBMI.

There are already 4 DBMI drivers (dbf,Postgres,MySQL,ODBC) in 5.1/7.


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