[Gdal-dev] ogr2ogr Unable to open datasource
ollerery at engr.orst.edu
Tue Oct 31 14:14:10 EST 2006
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Ryan Ollerenshaw wrote:
>> Thank you for the help but the documentation for using an OGR VRT
>> file does not seem to be clear. I created a ovf file (see below) and
>> # ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" thick18.shp thick18.cvs
>> but still no change only a dbf file is created. I do not see in the
>> VRT documentation how to use the ovf file.
>> Resources I have found:
> You would use the .ovf file as the input file.
> ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" thick18.shp thick18.ovf
> The OGR VRT driver will then open the referenced .csv file, and transform
> the features read from it to have a spatial component.
Still not quite there, when i try to use the ovf file as my input i get
the following error, i also tried to name my input file .vrt but still
the same error.
Unable to open datasource `E:\Ryan\solid_earth\thick18.ovf' with the
-> ESRI Shapefile
-> UK .NTF
-> MapInfo File
-> FMEObjects Gateway
<GeometryField encoding="PointFromColumns" x="long" y="lat"/>
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