[gdal-dev] Re: DXF reader question (wrong header?)

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Feb 8 20:12:05 EST 2010

Stefan Keller wrote:
> Dear Frank, dear all
> I have a question reading in a DXF file which is an official test data
> set from the Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) available
> here: http://tinyurl.com/rimini-testdata . When I try to import the
> data I get an error:
>> ogrinfo rimtestgp.dxf
> "FAILURE: Unable to open datasource `rimtestgp.dxf' ..."
> I tried to add a header but with no success: What is wrong? Is it the
> data or the DXF reader?


Indeed the problem is that this file is only an ENTITIES section without
any of the other headers.  If you file a ticket on the issue, I will
try and extend the DXF read to support this formulation.

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