[gdal-dev] OGR Grass driver error

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sat Feb 28 12:27:40 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 4:43 AM, godofredo contreras <frdcn at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi:
> I tried to use ogrinfo with the grass driver, this was the command I used:
> C:\dev\cpp\qgisrelease>ogrinfo
> C:/spearfish60/PERMANENT/vector/landcover/head
> and  I got the following warnings:
> Warning 1: GRASS warning: Unable to open datum table file
> <C:/spearfish60/PERMAN
> ENT/vector/landcover/head/etc/datum.table>
> Warning 1: GRASS warning: Unable to open ellipsoid table file
> <C:/spearfish60/PE
> RMANENT/vector/landcover/head/etc/ellipse.table>
> and didn't show any layers.
> Is the grass driver updated to work with grass 6.0 data?, I'm using the
> ogrinfo from
> osgeo4w and I set GISBASE to an installation of grass-6.4.0RC3 inside
> osgeo4w
> directory.

The problem is that the software wasn't compiled with the (AFAIK)
flag to indicate the correct path of these files.

On my Linux box they stay in:

Best reported to
as bug.


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