Feature request #15652

Add option for OGR data sources to be opened in read only mode

Added by Andreas Neumann about 6 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Assignee:Even Rouault
Category:Data Provider/OGR
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:23575


Apparently some data formats (e.g. geopackage) load with better performance if they are opened in "read only" mode - esp. when loaded from a network share.

The add vector layer dialogue should therefore offer a "read only" flag for opening of vector formats that don't need to be edited.

See discussion at http://lists.opengeospatial.org/pipermail/geopackage/2016-October/000200.html


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

#2 Updated by Johannes Kroeger over 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

This would also fix #17980 :)

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