[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: FWrools, OGR utilities, mif to shape conversion, ogr2ogr not recognizing mif file

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Jul 19 11:06:38 PDT 2010

cruiserad at comcast.net wrote:
> using FWtools command shell, attempting to convert mif/mid files, point 
> geometry, WGS84 DD coordinate system to shapefile format.
> using this comad string,
> |ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile"
> mydata.shp mydata.mif
> I get this error msg
> |error 6: data keyword not found in mydata.mif  file may be corrupt.

Cruiser Ad,

I would suggest filing a ticket in the GDAL/OGR Trac instance and
making the whole dataset available in the ticket.


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