[GRASS-user] Explain v.in.ogr error

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Thu Sep 12 08:35:32 PDT 2019

On 12/09/19 17:10, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Sep 2019, Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> Could it be that your FileGDB contains raster data ?
> Moritz,
> Yes, it should be raster data.
>> AFAIK, this not support by GDAL at the moment, and if it was, you would
>> have to use r.in.gdal, not v.in.ogr.
> That is the problem: FileGDB is not supported by GDAL and is not in the
> r.in.gdal's list of suported formats.
> Is there a tool to convert .gdb to something that r.in.gdal will accept? I'm
> not going to have the source change the format as they use only ESRI's
> ArcGIS and are likely limited to what export options that has.

I've tried with this: https://github.com/r-barnes/ArcRasterRescue, but 
without success so far.

You can also try Even's script referenced at the link above: 

So, sorry, this is proprietary format hell with only reverse engineering 
as a solution...


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