[Gdal-dev] Problem reading shapefiles with upper and lowercase extensions, bug?

Alexandre Leroux alexandre.leroux at ec.gc.ca
Fri Mar 16 09:35:44 EDT 2007

Hi list,

A colleague stumbled on the following problem: OGR failed to read the 
shapefile.PRJ associated to a shapefile.shp file. The workaround is 
simply renaming the ".PRJ" to lowercase. Shouldn't OGR read it whatever 
the case? Could this be considered a bug?

Have a nice Friday,

Alex :-)
Alexandre Leroux, M.Sc., Ing.
Environnement Canada / Environment Canada
Centre météorologique canadien / Canadian Meteorological Centre
Division de la réponse aux urgences environnementales /
Environmental Emergency Response Division
alexandre.leroux at ec.gc.ca

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