[gdal-dev] ESRI file geodatabase support

Eduardo Kanegae eduardo.kanegae at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 16:32:13 EDT 2010

thanks for the help Frank,

Or in less words: this support is still in development and we probably have
to think in other solution to read fgdb´s using MapServer or other based on
OGR or FDO interfaces.


2010/6/9 Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com>

Eduardo Kanegae wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I´ve this topic at Google
>> http://osgeo-org.1803224.n2.nabble.com/When-or-if-OGR-can-support-ESRI-file-geodatabase-td2592778.html
>> Is there any plan for OGR on supporting this ESRI format or this will
>> depend on 'when' ESRI be able to open this format specification.
> Eduardo,
> Ragi Burhum has offered an ArcObjects based solution/driver for reading
> file
> geodatabases for those with an ArcObject license.  I'm not sure what the
> exact status of that driver is since I'm not in a position to help with it.
> For a less encumbered solution for file geodatabase we are effectively
> waiting to see what ESRI provides in the manner of an SDK for reading them.
> Once we have that, it is also not clear who, if anyone, would turn it into
> an OGR driver.
> Best regards,
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