[gdal-dev] Problem writing with ODS and XLSX drivers

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sat Sep 12 10:54:25 PDT 2020

Hi Hernán,

I would also set CPL_DEBUG=ON at the commandline, before executing 
ogr2ogr.  You should see some useful output messages.


Jeff McKenna
MapServer Consulting and Training Services
co-founder of FOSS4G

On 2020-09-12 12:20 p.m., Hernán De Angelis wrote:
> Hi everyone
> I am experiencing an odd and stubborn problem when trying to export 
> attribute tables from both shp and spatialite to ods or xlsx. ogr2ogr 
> finishes work silently with no reported errors but the generated output 
> files cannot be opened with Libreoffice, which says the file is 
> corrupted and is even unable to repair it.
> The input files are good from what I can see using QGIS and OGR but it 
> is clear that something isn't right in my installation, my procedure or 
> somewhere else. I am missing something? Have other users experienced this?
> I am using GDAL/OGR 3.1.2 in openSUSE Tumbleweed, compiled against expat 
> 2.2.9-1.12 (devel packages installed too, of course).
> Any hint is appreciated!
> Hernán

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