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

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Mar 6 02:52:24 EST 2009

On 05/03/09 19:04, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Moritz Lennert
> <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
>> On 05/03/09 10:43, 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).
>> +1
>>> 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.
>> I think that for the same arguments as those brought forward by Glynn above,
>> we should make single file db the default. Anyone who really needs it can
>> easily create a per-vector db with v.db.connect.
> Remember that Glynn mentioned that joins won't work in this case.

Sorry, apparently I wasn't clear: by "single-file db" I meant one db 
file holding all tables, so allowing joins.


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