[GRASS5] db.oodbfedit: a _very_ simplistic approach to dbf attribute editing

Daniel Calvelo Aros dcalvelo at minag.gob.pe
Tue Aug 9 12:28:05 EDT 2005

> > > update table foo set bar=baz/2+1/(-4*toto);

> > Does this handle updating multiple fields correctly? I.e. if you do:
> > 
> > 	update table foo set bar=bar+1, baz=bar
> > 
> > will baz contain the original value of bar (not the updated value)?

> Not yet :). Good sight. Currently it updates sequentially, a la C's 
> ',' operator. Easy to fix, though: use a temp copy of the record. 
> I'll fix that later today.

Ok, fixed in CVS. It even does a correct swap:

update table foo set bar=baz,baz=bar;


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