[GRASS-dev] importing QGIS dbf table question

Michael Barton Michael.Barton at asu.edu
Tue Aug 28 09:29:40 PDT 2018

Turns out this is a GRASS 7.2.2 issue but not a 7.4/7.5 issue. I'll have to see if there is a difference in compiling that could account for this.


C. Michael Barton 
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On 8/28/18, 4:15 AM, "grass-dev on behalf of grass-dev-request at lists.osgeo.org" <grass-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org on behalf of grass-dev-request at lists.osgeo.org> wrote:

    Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:01:07 +0200
    From: Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org>
    To: Michael Barton <Michael.Barton at asu.edu>
    Cc: GRASS developers list <grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org>
    Subject: Re: [GRASS-dev] importing QGIS dbf table question
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    On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 9:07 PM Michael Barton <Michael.Barton at asu.edu> wrote:
    >I’m recently having trouble importing the dbf table of a shape file (generated by QGIS) into GRASS 7.2 to 7.5. I get the error listed below. I don’t know if it is a bug I need to report or something wrong with the table. Has anyone else run into similar issues?
    >SQLITE works fine on existing GRASS vectors. I just can’t import some shape files recently.
    >v.import -o --overwrite input=/Users/cmbarton/Dropbox (ASU)/Conferences&Meetings/2018/EAA 2018/data/SP_NV_7_GIS_DATA/SP_NV_07_column_location.shp layer=SP_NV_07_column_location
    >Over-riding projection check
    >Check if OGR layer <SP_NV_07_column_location> contains polygons...
    >WARNING: Vector map <SP_NV_07_column_location> already exists and will be overwritten
    >dyld: Library not loaded: @rpath/libncurses.6.dylib
    >   Referenced from: /Applications/GRASS-7.2.2.app/Contents/Resources/lib/libsqlite3.0.dylib
    >   Reason: image not found
    >dbmi: Protocol error
    >WARNING: Unable to start driver <sqlite>
    I see two issues:
    - libncurses missing or not found
    - libsqlite3 missing: image not found
    Maybe a system update brought in troubles?

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