[gdal-dev] ogr2ogr .SHP to .KML conversion problem
powerphysics at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 2 16:01:22 EST 2010
I am trying to learn how to use ogr2ogr to convert a shapefile to kml, but fail to do so and cannot understand whether I am at all on the right track or completely lost (very much beginner in GIS). I would like to convert either, or all, of the files on <http://www.nationalgrid.com/uk/LandandDevelopment/DDC/GasElectricNW/undergroundcables/shape/> to .kml and try using
>ogr2ogr -f "KML" LINE.kml LINE.shp
but get a buffer overflow (I can send a backtrace if this would help):
>*** buffer overflow detected ***: ogr2ogr terminated
(btw, I am using Ubuntu 9.10)
Apologies if this is the wrong forum or totally basic, but after many frustrations I am getting desperate and, please, please, guide me in the right direction...
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