[Gdal-dev] RE: ogr2ogr geodatabase translation

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Feb 7 23:03:29 EST 2007

Randy George wrote:
> Hi,
>             Following up on the USGS NHD data ogr2ogr translation.
>             Another mail list indicated "19 is a polygon with M and Z
> values."  but after checking further the geodatabase shape field appears to
> return a type that matches the PolygonM signature rather than PolygonZ. In
> either case the ogr2ogr seems to skip the geometry for type 19. I attempted
> using -nlt to force the geometry to 2D without success.
>     In addition there appears to be a shape type 9 in NHD
> HYDRO_NET_Junctions, which seems to correspond to PointM shape type 21?
> Again ogr2ogr evidently skips this geometry.
>             Does anyone know where documentation can be found for these
> newer ESRI shape types?


If you haven't done so already, I'd encourage you to submit a bug report
with a pointer to a geodatabase with such geometries, and some indicator
of the features missing geometries (FID and layer name for instance).

It should be relatively easy to fix when I have an example.

Best regards,
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