[GRASS-user] Postgres import on Windows = "ERROR: Unable to open data source"

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sat Dec 29 13:19:02 PST 2012

On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Aren Cambre <aren at arencambre.com> wrote:
> When it try to run this in 6.4.3svn (last night's build) or 6.4.2:
> v.in.ogr -t -o dsn=C:\Users\Aren Cambre\Desktop\DEEM documents\TxDOT\grass
> connection.dsn output=crashes
> ...all I get this this:
> ERROR: Unable to open data source <C:\Users\Aren Cambre\Desktop\DEEM
> documents\TxDOT\grass connection.dsn>

I see two potential problems:
- white space in the path (could you as experiment try from a location without?)
- maybe the (internal) management of \ escaping is incorrect?

Please try without white space first and tell us if that helps.


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