[postgis-users] Convert .dxf or .dwf files to .shp by command line

Nicolas Ribot nicky666 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 03:12:13 PST 2006

> I'm newbie in postgis and i have some questions.
> Is it possible to convert any of autocad files to shape files?. I read many
> of topics about converting this files... and I have found only two way by VB
> script application , and second it is possible to save by autodesk map to
> shp files. But I would like to find another way which will give me
> opportunity to use only command line. I know that some peoples tried to do
> it before and I will be grateful for replay.

Hi, you should have a look at OGR library and ogr2ogr programs
It allows format conversion using command line and allows loading
vector data directly into Postgis


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