[Gdal-dev] ogrinfo problem

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed Mar 7 10:55:00 EST 2007

Clay, Bruce wrote:
> The KML driver is built in based on the error messages shown below.
> Is this a known issue?


Yes, it is known issue - KML driver does not support reading.

> I saw one post that said the tool was "write only" yetsomewhere I
> thought I saw a different message saying it was read only unless we
> had Xerces built in.

Here is doc about KML driver:


where you can read:

"OGR has limited support for KML writing and no support for
reading KML."

This document is up to date.

Mateusz Loskot

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