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

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Mar 16 11:21:58 EDT 2007

Alexandre Leroux wrote:
> 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?


Yes, it seems the small bug occure on case sensitive file systems.
Could you please submit a bug report and assign it to me
with my e-mail mateusz (at) loskot (dot) net? Thanks!

Mateusz Loskot

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