[fdo-internals] Provider for ArcGIS File Geodatabase

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Jul 1 23:07:29 EDT 2011

On 11-07-01 10:07 PM, Glenn Vorhes wrote:
> Is any work being done to make a provider for the ArcGIS file
> geodatabase?  The API was released recently and is available at:
> http://resources.arcgis.com/content/geodatabases/10.0/file-gdb-download
> I've seen the desire for this come up on a number of message boards.
> I believe AutoDesk had something similar but it required that an
> ArcGIS Desktop be installed.  It appears that the new API would get
> around that.  I'd like to get involved if there is some movement
> already.


There is an OGR driver for file geodatabase using the new api, so bridging
to that with the FDO OGR provider could work.  The OGR support is quite
new and likely a bit shaky.  Trunk only.

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