[GRASS-user] Re: Cannot create dbf database

Craig Leat craig.leat at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 10:59:37 EDT 2011

Thanks for the tips. I deleted the location and started over, just to be sure.

GRASS 6.4.1 (wgs84lo29):~ > v.in.ogr -e dsn="contours lo29.shp" out=contours2
GRASS 6.4.1 (wgs84lo29):~ > db.tables -p
GRASS 6.4.1 (wgs84lo29):~ > v.db.connect -p contours2
Vector map <contours2 at lotheni> is connected by:
layer <1> table <lo29> in database <cat
/home/craig/GIS/grassdata/wgs84lo29/lotheni/dbf/> through driver <dbf>
with key <contours2>
GRASS 6.4.1 (wgs84lo29):~ > g.remove vect=contours2
Removing vector <contours2>
DBMI-DBF driver error:
Cannot create dbf database: cat /home/craig/GIS/grassdata/wgs84lo29/lotheni/dbf/

WARNING: Unable to open database <cat
         /home/craig/GIS/grassdata/wgs84lo29/lotheni/dbf/> by driver <dbf>
WARNING: Unable open database <cat
         /home/craig/GIS/grassdata/wgs84lo29/lotheni/dbf/> by driver <dbf>
WARNING: Unable to find table <lo29> linked to vector map <contours2>
WARNING: couldn't be removed
WARNING: <contours2> nothing removed

I don't know any table called "lo29".


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