[Gdal-dev] OGR support for KML reading?

guillaume huby guillaume.huby.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 03:09:06 EST 2007

> Hello,
> I'm new to GDAL and OGR, and can't locate the answer to my question in the
> Archives.
> When I issue the 'ogrinfo --formats' command, it indicates read/write
> capability for the KML format, but this page contradicts that, saying KML
> support is write-only:
> http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_kml.html
> Can anyone clarify this?

One turn around to read KML is to use GML files, for more information read :
since it uses ogr2ogr, the script can be used to generate all data with
writing support.

I hope it will help !

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