[GRASS-user] Migrating to a different database engines in Grass 7.0.1RC2

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sun Sep 27 11:54:03 PDT 2015

Paul Shapley wrote:

> I would like to know why and where grass stores old database connection
> parameters set with 'db.connect' and 'db.login'. this is not in the 'VAR'
> file in the PERMANENT directory, I often switch between PostGIS and SQLite
> data but even if i add a new connection it seems to retrieve a three year
> old connection parameter and i dont want to keep having to create a new
> 'mapset' every time i change. Should i go back to 6.4 stable or is there
> another solution?

Login information is kept in $HOME/.grass7/dblogin (Unix) or
%APPDATA%/GRASS7/dblogin (Windows).

Connection information (driver, database, table, key) is stored for
each map, in the file <database>/<location>/<mapset>/vector/<map>/dbln.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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