[gdal-dev] Re: Output MapInfo File with CoordSys Information

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Mar 24 14:23:45 EDT 2010

Reinaldo Escada Chohfi wrote:
> Hello Frank and List,
> We waited for the release of GDAL 1.7.0 to see if we could output MapInfo
> Fiels (.tab or .mif/mid) with SRS information.
> We still can not output .tab or .mif/mid files with SRS information.
> Could you please check the test code below to see what's missing or wrong?
> void main()
> {
>  OGRSpatialReference oSRS;
> // oSRS.SetWellKnownGeogCS( "EPSG:4326" );
>  oSRS.importFromMICoordSys( "CoordSys Earth Projection 1, 104" );
>     OGRLayer *poLayer;
>     poLayer = poDS->CreateLayer( "test01", NULL, wkbPoint, NULL );


I don't see any sign that you are doing anything with the spatial
reference.  You need to pass the OGRSpatialReference* into CreateLayer()
as the second argument.

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