[Loadstone] Question about importing databases

Elliott Barnes elliottabarnes at googlemail.com
Sat May 1 08:36:53 BST 2010


So if, for example, I bought a new phone and I wanted to add my
existing binary database to the new phone, how would I go about this?
I assume the add database option won't work?

On 01/05/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
> No, this isn't how things work. Load database will load an existing binary
> loadstone database in to memory or let you create it if it doesn't exist.
> Add database will let you load an existing binary loadstone database in to
> memory along with any other databases already loaded. Import database will
> import a text database file in to an already loaded binary database.
> Label point lets you label your current gps position. Enter point lets you
> enter all information about a point including its coordinates manually.
>
> On Sat, 1 May 2010, Elliott Barnes wrote:
>
>> Hi Shawn,
>> So in a nutshell, if I switch phones and would like to add my existing
>> database, then the "add database" option would do this. However, if
>> I'd just like to load the database temperarily into memory, then the
>> "load database" is what I need. Is this correct?
>> Again, I'm sorry for all my questions; I hope you're not getting
>> annoyed or anything. When I've sorted out this business of what these
>> options do, I pretty much understand everything apart from the
>> difference between add/label point, could you elaberate the
>> differences between these options as well?
>> Thanks a lot.
>>
>> On 30/04/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>> If the database is a file that notepad can open then it's probably a text
>>> database. You'll need to import this with the import option before it can
>>> be
>>> used. These text files live in the importexport directory. Binary
>>> databases
>>> live in the databases directory.
>>> The people with these questions are instructed to read the loadstone
>>> documentation, it explains importing, loading, and adding. Since this
>>> topic
>>> hasn't come up before it must explain it well enough.
>>>
>>> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi, I select the add option in the database sub menu. The database file
>>>> is
>>>> a
>>>> file which seems actually a Notepad file without extension. Notepad can
>>>> open
>>>> the file.
>>>> websitemiz
>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan sitemize
>>>> bekleriz.
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 6:13 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Question about importing databases
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Where are you selecting the database to add from? The add function
>>>> applies
>>>> to binary loadstone databases, not text databases. The adding doesn't
>>>> start,
>>>> it just loads the database as quickly as the load database option would.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Shaun, just tried a few seconds ago, tried to import data, i just
>>>>> overwrote a file, it did not crush when pressing 0. But, I have
>>>>> selected
>>>>> add
>>>>> new database, found the database file, adding started i pressed 0, the
>>>>> program closed and returned to the installation menu of the phone that
>>>>> loadstone located.
>>>>> websitemiz
>>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan sitemize
>>>>> bekleriz.
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 1:44 AM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Question about importing databases
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> This is the first I've heard of this problem. Has anyone else noticed
>>>>> this?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi, sorry i will not answer your question but add a new one.
>>>>>> When importing data or loading a new database, the program shuts
>>>>>> itself
>>>>>> when
>>>>>> i press 0 to go to exploration mode. This happened in previous
>>>>>> versions
>>>>>> also. the latest stable version 0.72 has also this kind of behaviour.
>>>>>> This
>>>>>> beta also has. Is this normal or a bug?
>>>>>> websitemiz
>>>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan
>>>>>> sitemize
>>>>>> bekleriz.
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "Elliott Barnes" <elliottabarnes at googlemail.com>
>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 8:39 AM
>>>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] Question about importing databases
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi guys, I've got a question about importing databases. I've just
>>>>>>> selected the add database option, and selected an ldb file. I was
>>>>>>> told
>>>>>>> that a new database was being created. Ten minutes later, nothing
>>>>>>> more
>>>>>>> had happened, so I hit my down button and Loadstone crashed. I then
>>>>>>> tried again using the import database option, which worked. So I've
>>>>>>> got two questions. What's the difference between add and import
>>>>>>> database, and could my main database be damaged due to Loadstone
>>>>>>> crashing when I selected the add database option? Thanks guys.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Elliott.
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>> --
>> Elliott.
>>
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