[gdal-dev] Is anyone working on an OGR driver for IDRISI vector data?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Feb 16 11:07:27 EST 2009

>> The IDRISI raster format is well represented in GDAL, but OGR doesn't 
>> contain the IDRISI vector format. Is anyone working or planning to 
>> work on this?
>> If I (at the moment very hypothetically) should think of creating a 
>> driver - is there somewhere I could steal the database part from? 
>> IDRISI use Access database for storing attributes, and comes in 
>> Windows version only.


Assuming this isn't already addressed by Ivan's work, you can model
the access db portion on the PGeo driver (gdal/ogr/ogrsf_frmts/pgeo)
which uses the lower level GDAL ODBC services to access and Access file.

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