[mapguide-users] Anybody try GPX on OGR

Scott Hameister scotth at mpower-tech.com
Tue Jan 29 22:53:21 EST 2008

Not the Build from Source kinda Guy...Dang...It was for personal fun

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Subject: Re: [mapguide-users] Anybody try GPX on OGR

Scott Hameister wrote:
> Has anybody out there tried a GPX file from a Garmin or other GPS unit 
> with the OGR provider..
> ..I don't know if it works or if I have the Wrong OGR provider for MG1.2 
> RC2.What is the Correct Version and Provider XML string to paste in the 
> XML file?
> If you have it working did you browse to the GPX in Author or is there 
> some connection string I'm missing?


I believe the OGR GPX driver is new in OGR 1.5.0 and MapGuide is still
using GDAL/OGR 1.4.4.  It likely wouldn't be terribly hard to backport
the driver to 1.4.x if you are in a position to build things from source.

Best regards,
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