[Loadstone] Points and Checkpoints

Mikołaj Rotnicki rotnicki at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 09:44:09 GMT 2008


Thanks for the answer.
But are the points in the database and checkpointlist still matched by
the coordinates only?


2008/10/29 Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>:
> A point's id and userid are used to relate it to the database. When a
> checkpoints file is loaded the currently loaded database is checked to see
> if any of the checkpoint data is out of date. If so, then the information
> about the point from the database is used. If the checkpoint isn't found in
> the current database then the information is used as supplied. If you update
> a point's information and you have that point marked as a checkpoint then
> you should probably resave your checkpoints file to make sure all
> information is up to date. If you only ever use a single database then you
> don't have to worry about this as much.
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Miko³aj Rotnicki wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Which "fields" associate (link) a point to a checkpoint (in the
>> checkpoint list)?
>> As for versions prior to 0.70, I believe, a checkpoint data consisted
>> only of latitude and longitude
>> for example a checkpiont data was:
>> 52.0543951  16.4325653
>> which anabled the association (link) to a point:
>> "Point name",520543951,164325653,1,0,0,1,1225189128
>> Since 0.70, checkpoint data are almost the same as point data.
>> Sometimes extended with a comment "field".
>> So which "fields" do the linking now?
>> What is the synchronnization between the point and checkpoint data?
>> Please explain in details if possible.
>> What will happen to the checkpoints data when I update the point's name?
>> Hope my questions are clear.
>> Mikolaj Rotnicki
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