[GRASS-dev] PostGIS layer import
markus.metz.giswork at gmail.com
Fri May 19 13:31:38 PDT 2017
On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 12:59 PM, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 3:03 PM, Markus Metz
> <markus.metz.giswork at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 9:31 AM, Moritz Lennert
> >> I would, therefore, expect to just be able to do this:
> >> v.in.ogr "PG:host=myhost user=theuser password=thepassword
> >> dbname=thedatabase" layer=theschema.thetable out=mygrassmap
> > I agree
> Just a side-note: I would be very happy to not store the password in
> the cmd line history.
> PG itself supports a password file
> Please keep any password hiding option(s) in mind when working on the
Apparently such a password file is recognized by the PostgreSQL client
library, therefore no special mechanism should be needed for OGR or GRASS,
but a hint in the manuals of db.login and v.in.ogr might be helpful.
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