[gdal-dev] RE : XLS file can't be opened with gdal 3

Frédéric Trastour f_trastour at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 10 02:21:52 PST 2020

Hi Tobias,

Yes, gdal is linked against FreeXL 1.0.5 – and reports support for XLS.

Note that some other XLS files can be used without problem.
This one, which is included in out test suite doesn’t.


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De : Tobias Wendorff <tobias.wendorff at tu-dortmund.de>
Envoyé : Friday, January 10, 2020 11:17:56 AM
À : "Frédéric Trastour" <f_trastour at hotmail.com>
Cc : gdal-dev at lists.osgeo.org <gdal-dev at lists.osgeo.org>
Objet : Re: [gdal-dev] XLS file can't be opened with gdal 3


Am Fr, 10.01.2020, 10:58 schrieb Frédéric Trastour:
> It works fine with the older version but can't be read with the new new
> one.

XLS support is based on FreeXL

Did you link it against it and installed the library?

Best regards,

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