[Mapserver-users] shp2mysql

Eric Bridger eric at gomoos.org
Fri May 14 08:36:24 EDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 01:54, Winkler, Viola wrote:
> Hello, 
> to use data sources from mysql database with umn mapserver I have to
> convert my shapfiles to this database format. I found an description for
> using shp2mysql.pl to do this. For this I had download
> shapelib-winbin-1.2.9 but I douldn't find this tool there. Have someone
> an idea how I can convert my shapfiles in the mysql database format.
> Viola

shp2mysql.pl is included in the mapserver source distribution  Check
your build directory. But you'll need the Perl Shapelib module and the
DBI perl module. I've never used this but there is a Wiki page howto:


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