sqlite and grass65: was Re: [GRASS-dev] sqlite and grass64

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Thu Mar 5 09:39:48 EST 2009

On Mar 5, 2009, at 3:43 AM, Markus Neteler wrote:

> Suggestion:
> make SQLite as default DBMS driver in devel_branch6 (alias GRASS 6.5).
> Since today, in 2009, the driver has received a lot of testing, is  
> definitely
> superiour to DBF (where we regularly get complaints).
> If allowing one file per map isn't too hard to implement as optional  
> feature
> it might be a (last) requirement to make it the default driver.

If the joining between db files is a problem, a single file is OK with  
me as the default.  But then have the creation of a separate db file a  
creation option for vectors, then there is still the convenience of  
being able to isolate a vector for backup or sharing.

William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>

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