[Gdal-dev] Esri File geodatabase in GDAL?
ivan.lucena at pmldnet.com
Fri Nov 2 12:25:44 EDT 2007
Another alternative is to call ArcObject API from the GDAL and OGR "File
Geodatabase" drivers. That will restrict it to work only in licensed
environment, but it should work.
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Armin Burger wrote:
>> Hi everybody
>> are there any plans for GDAL-OGR to support the "File geodatabase" of
>> Esri in that was introduced in ArcGis 9.2?
> ESRI has indicated that the File Geodatabase will have an "Open API" but
> I haven't seen any clear explanation of what that means and the folks at
> ESRI I spoke to about it some months ago indicated they hadn't really
> decided yet. When that is worked out and published, I'd like to have
> it implemented though doing a good job would likely require some funding.
> I'd add I don't think it will be practical to reverse engineer the format,
> under the assumption it will be quite complicated, but given sufficient
> funding that might also be a possibility.
> Best regards,
More information about the gdal-dev