[GRASSLIST:3147] Re: r.in.gdal failing

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Apr 13 10:04:54 EDT 2004

On Sun, Apr 11, 2004 at 12:26:19PM +0100, Paul Kelly wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, Philipp Molzer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Along with others that I've seen posting, I have been unable to get
> > r.in.gdal in grass 5.0.3 to work.
> I haven't seen this particular problem before.. I've been trying to follow
> the r.in.gdal problems but I suppose I might have missed something though
> > For example:
> > I try to import a DEM I got from the EROS seamless server.  It is in the
> > form of an ArcGrid, which is a set of files.
> > r.in.gdal input=W001001X.ADF output=tile1
> > ERROR 4: `W001001X.ADF' not recognised as a supported file format.
> >
> > but this works:
> > gdalinfo W001001X.ADF

If you don't have a fresh GDAL, you have to write
./W001001X.ADF instead of W001001X.ADF. This is fixed in GDAL 1.2.0.

So please try:
r.in.gdal input=./W001001X.ADF output=tile1

(also check for w001001x.adf, captial letters?)

Hope this helps


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