[gdal-dev] Possible to determine whether a vector format is spatial?

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Sun Nov 5 01:36:06 PST 2017

On dimanche 5 novembre 2017 13:16:43 CET Nyall Dawson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm wondering if there's any way of determining through driver
> metadata whether a particular format supports geometry or not?
> Looking through the metadata shown by ogrinfo --format, I can't see
> anything that could be used to differentiate spatial formats vs
> non-spatial formats (eg xls, xlsx, ods). Is there another way I could
> test for this support?

There's indeed no driver metadata for this currently.


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