[mapserver-users] Mapserver and GDB files
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Mon Sep 22 12:19:38 EDT 2008
On Sep 22, 2008, at 9:59 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Fawcett, David wrote:
>> .gdb files are ESRI's new File Geodatabase proprietary format. I am
>> quite sure that OGR/FWTools does not support it.
> Ah thanks. Indeed they are not supported and it is hard to imagine
> will be supported for a while. ESRI has indicated in the past that
> intend to provide an open mechanism to access the file geodatabase
> and that
> is still likely to happen at some point. However, I think this
> would be
> quite a few months away at best.
Hmmm, and if ESRI provides it, then, like SDE, it probably won't be
available for OSX (or other linux platforms?). Bleh.
William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
"I ache, therefore I am. Or in my case - I am, therefore I ache."
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