[gdal-dev] PostgreSQL problems
even.rouault at mines-paris.org
Fri Oct 14 15:11:12 EDT 2011
Le vendredi 14 octobre 2011 21:04:12, David J. Bakeman a écrit :
Try ogrinfo --debug on -ro PG:'dbname=mydb'
and see if something interesting shows up (and post the output to the list if
you don't find the solution by yourself)
It is really weird that it works with QGIS but not with OGR. That eliminates
the usual suspects, like insufficient rights on the postgis "system" tables
(geometry_columns, spatial_ref_sys), as a cause for the failure.
> Sorry I was trying to limit the bandwidth I used I figured it was
> probably something really stupid and someone would just say you forgot
> to XX :<;
> Anyway this is a test database so it really is named mydb and I copied
> the ogrinfo command from the PostgreSQL driver page for OGR. I checked
> before I started to confirm that the version of gdal I'm using supports
> Postgresql and the ogrinfo --formats prints -> "PostgreSQL" (read/write)
> so I believe that confirms it.
> so both ogrinfo -ro PG:'dbname=mydb' and ogrinfo -ro PG:"dbname='mydb'"
> and ogrinfo -ro PG:"dbname='mydb' user='dbakeman' port='5432'" return
> the same failure which is to print FAILURE: and a list of drivers which
> again includes postgresql. I skipped the password part because I'm on a
> system where I'm happy to run the ident authentication locally at least.
> Here's what happens if I do psql -d mydb
> List of relations
> Schema | Name | Type | Owner
> public | geography_columns | view | dbakeman
> public | geometry_columns | table | dbakeman
> public | products_swordxml | table | dbakeman
> public | pxml_points | view | dbakeman
> public | spatial_ref_sys | table | dbakeman
> public | sword_trap | table | dbakeman
> Which is a list of the tables I've created.
> Eli Adam wrote:
> > David,
> > It probably is a configuration or simple error, however, you've
> > not given much detail to let other people try to guess what it might
> > be. Kyle asked for the output of your command. Also, the exact
> > command (copied from terminal) may help too. I looked at the OGR
> > PosrgreSQL/PostGIS format page and copied this:
> > PG:"dbname='databasename' host='addr' port='5432' user='x' password='y'"
> > Could you try
> > ogrinfo PG:"dbname='mydb' host='localhost' port='5432' user='x'
> > password='y'"
> > from the host machine?
> > What do you get?
> > PostgreSQL requires very complex quoting if you have any CAPs, do you
> > have any caps in the db name, table, name, fieldname, etc? With lack
> > of information, I'm making random guesses that may not be relevant.
> > I'm sure that if you provide detailed information, someone
> > knowledgeable will quickly help you (or at least that is what I often
> > observe on this list).
> > Bests, Eli
> > On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 5:10 PM, David J. Bakeman<dbakeman at comcast.net>
> >> Mateusz Łoskot wrote:
> >>> On 13 October 2011 23:47, David J. Bakeman<dbakeman at comcast.net>
> >>>> I'm on Fedora core 14 with gdal 1.7.3.
> >>>> I setup postgre and created a spatial enabled database with a table
> >>>> that includes geometry. I can connect using psql mydb. However when
> >>>> I try ogrinfo -ro PG:dbname=mydb it fails saying no driver found.
> >>> ogrinfo --formats | grep -i post
> >> -> "PostgreSQL" (read/write)
> >> I really think it's some configuration thing but I don't know what it
> >> is?
> >>> and see if your GDAL/OGR installation has built-in PostgreSQL support.
> >>> Best regards,
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