[Liblas-devel] LAS file Coordinate Systems
Patel, Ronak Avinash (US SSA)
ronak.patel at baesystems.com
Thu Jul 23 16:00:19 EDT 2009
I am using lasinfo.exe to display the fields. I downloaded lastools
separately for Windows.
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[mailto:liblas-devel-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Howard Butler
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:55 PM
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Subject: Re: [Liblas-devel] LAS file Coordinate Systems
On Jul 23, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Patel, Ronak Avinash (US SSA) wrote:
> Howard and Mateusz,
> Thanks for the help...really appreciate it. Haven't really found many
> people out there that know the low levels as much as you guys do.
> I was looking at the LAS 1.2 spec and it says the Georeferencing
> information requires the GeoKeyDirectoryTag Record.
> I am able to write that tag out but I see that lasinfo always shows
> version to be 0.0.0 regardless of what I put in those fields.
> According to the spec, the data should be arranged:
> wKeyDirectoryVersion = 1 (2 bytes)
> wKeyRevision = 1 (2 bytes)
> wMinorRevision = 0 (2 bytes)
> wNumberOfKeys = the number of sets of 4 unsigned shorts to follow
> I write out the above shorts and 0 out the rest of the data byte array
> but lasinfo always shows 0.0.0 as the version.
> Is the spec wrong? Or is something else going on here that lasinfo and
> libLAS are doing??
Are you linking libLAS with libgeotiff when you compile? libLAS
completely ignores georeferencing if libgeotiff is not linked at
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