[gdal-dev] GDAL ERS unable to process GDA94 under amd64

Josh.Vote at csiro.au Josh.Vote at csiro.au
Sun May 29 20:31:28 EDT 2011

Hi All, 

> This is the target directory when building and installing GDAL. This is then 
> looked for when trying to open of the resource files like ecw_cs.wkt. You can 
> overrirde this by setting the GDAL_DATA environment variable to point to the 
> directory where those files are.

It turns out that this is just a case of a beginner's mistake. Even's comment got me thinking and it turns out I was just running 'make' and not 'make install' when building gdal which was causing the required resource files to not be 'installed'. I'm currently laughing at myself for the simplicity of the solution and you can all feel free to join in :)

It's probably irrelevant now but I'm still not really sure how gdal was 'working' with other datasets on the same machine that were using the same workflow. 

Thanks again
Josh Vote

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