[Gdal-dev] OCI driver, database creation error

Bart van den Eijnden BEN at Syncera-ITSolutions.NL
Thu Oct 20 06:01:06 EDT 2005

Thanks Frank, that did the trick.

Best regards,

Bart van den Eijnden
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>>> Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> 19-10-2005 16:14 >>>
On 10/19/05, Bart van den Eijnden <BEN at syncera-itsolutions.nl> wrote:
> Hi list,
> what does OGR mean with the following error and how can I fix it?
> I have a database up and running, and it has the necessary MDSYS SDO_ tables.
> D:\test>ogr2ogr ogr2ogr -f OCI OCI:system/oracle at PORCL percelen_region.shp
> ERROR 1: Oracle driver doesn't currently support database creation.
> Please create database with Oracle tools before loading tables.
> OCI driver failed to create ogr2ogr


You need to use the -update flag to indicate that you aren't
trying to create the OCI database, just open an existing one
to write into.

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