[gdal-dev] Re: gdal_translate changes coordinate system

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Jun 3 16:00:50 EDT 2009

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Hermann Peifer wrote:
>> Thanks for the workaround. It works. Any hint why -a_srs EPSG:3035 
>> made things worse?
> Hermann,
> I missed this aspect of your post.  In fact, I see that GDAL itself is
> expanding EPSG:3035 into an invalid representation of the coordinate
> system according to GDAL's rules.  Yikes!  This definately needs a
> ticket.


I was wrong in the above.  I had in fact looked at the wrong portion of
the "testepsg" output - judging based on the ESRI-morphed version instead
of the original.

The problem is a lack of LAEA support in libgeotiff which is rectified
by a patch produced by Even which I'll apply shortly as documented in:


Sorry for my confusing statements.

Best regards,
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