[Qgis-developer] more than one geometry column

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Fri Nov 7 02:06:51 EST 2008

It's wkt, and I've used it before to generate shapefiles with OGR2OGR.
Ah it makes sense that the multiple layers would trip it up.


Tim Sutton wrote:
> Hi
> On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 19:49 -0800, Alex Mandel wrote:
> 8<--------------snip-----------
>> I'm curious about adapting this to read wkt columns in sqlite directly,
>> I guess I should look at implementing a QgsSQLiteProvider and take some
>> hints from yours.
> GDAL/OGR already has support for Sqlite (though I think it uses Wkb
> rather than Wkt) so you may want to look at writing a front end to that
> - the current add layer functionality does not work for cases like
> sqlite where you need to select a sublayer after selecting a file. That
> said Godofredo Contreras was working on generic access to OGR database
> based datasets at one point and it may be good to hook up with him first
> and look at collaborating....
> Regards
> Tim
>> Thanks,
>> Alex

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