I've created a new layer in the 1.0 branch that will be release with the upcoming 1.1 release
GdalTileIndexRasterLayer supports reading and rendering tileindex files created for rasterdatasets with the gdal utilitiy gdaltindex-tool.
A tileindex is a shapefile that ties together several datasets into a single layer. Therefore, you don’t need to create separate layers for each piece of imagery or each county’s road data; make a tileindex and let SharpMap piece the mosaic together on the
Making a tileindex is easy using gdaltindex for GDAL data sources (rasters). You just run the tool, specifying the index file to create and the list of data sources to add to the index.
For example, to make a mosaic of several TIFFs:
gdaltindex imagery.shp imagery/*.tif
For more information see:
Big thanks til Triona AB (www.triona.se
) for financing this functionality.