[Loadstone] Question about importing databases

Elliott Barnes elliottabarnes at googlemail.com
Sat May 1 08:58:57 BST 2010


Sure. But what if I've already got some points on the new phone that I
want to keep, as well as points on the old phone that I want to
transfer to the new phone?
I'm guessing it isn't possible to keep both sets of points at the moment?

On 01/05/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
> You'd simply transfer the files from the old phone to the new phone like
> you'd copy any other file.
>
> On Sat, 1 May 2010, Elliott Barnes wrote:
>
>> 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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>>>>
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>> --
>> Elliott.
>>
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