[gdal-dev] gdal_polygonize losing the projection info?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Oct 14 12:57:48 EDT 2008

Tyler Erickson wrote:
> I have been trying to use gdal_polygonize to convert a TIF to an ESRI
> Shapefile, but it seems to be losing the projection information (i.e. no
> *.prj file is created). 
> The following output illustrates the loss of projection information. 
> I'm currently using gdal trunk revision 15512.
> Any suggestions on how to keep the projection info?


This was a problem with the gdal_polygonize.py script.  I have modified it
to preserve the coordinate system when creating an output file in subversion.


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