[gdal-dev] UTF-8 String Support in GDALOpen() and OGRSFDriverRegistrar::Open()

Chaitanya kumar CH chaitanya.ch at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 10:10:36 EDT 2009


GDAL/OGR usually supports utf-8 encoding. I just don't know where it doesn't
Can you provide the details of the OS you are working on? Also, some sample
file names that caused you problems will come handy.
I presume you are working in C/C++.

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 6:37 PM, Lodewijk Pool <louis.pool at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm having problems opening Raster and Vector Datasources that have
> filenames and paths with special characters. I'm using GDALOpen for Raster
> sources and OGRSFDriverRegistrar::Open() for Vector sources, the strings I
> pass for the filenames are UTF-8 encoded. Does anyone know whether these
> functions support UTF-8 encoding, and if not, whether there are any other
> API entry points that do support UTF-8 and/or UTF-16?
> Thank you in advance,
> Louis.
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Best regards,
Chaitanya kumar CH.
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