Feature request #17217

Create an empty Geopackage DB

Added by shenriod - about 2 years ago.

Status:Open
Priority:Normal
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Category:Browser
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:25116

Description

Currently it is not possible to create an empty Geopackage DB. One can only create a new layer in a (new or existing) Geopackage DB. There are cases where I don't want to create a new layer. I only want to create an empty Geopackage, so that I can later, e.g., import a bunch of shapefiles into it.

Of course, I can create a geopackage layer and delete it later, but this is not super intuitive for the users

Discussion here: https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/qgis-user/2017-September/040774.html
General call for features reparding support of Geopackage: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xp36eR0DYThpTCNsWUam5JhFKVjOVpmRObwWSPjkrbc/edit#

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