[postgis-devel] [PostGIS] #355: Can't make shp2pgsql-gui a plugin anymore under PgAdmin III

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Tue Dec 22 20:56:24 PST 2009

#355: Can't make shp2pgsql-gui a plugin anymore under PgAdmin III
  Reporter:  robe     |       Owner:  pramsey      
      Type:  defect   |      Status:  closed       
  Priority:  medium   |   Milestone:  PostGIS 1.5.0
 Component:  postgis  |     Version:  trunk        
Resolution:  invalid  |    Keywords:               
Changes (by robe):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => invalid


 Nevermind I'm an idiot. Though I don't know if its worthwhile to make this
 idiot proof.

 You can take out the pgAdmin one its not necessary the original gui works
 fine.  I just had the wrong switches in my ini file because I was copying
 from the psql one assuming they worked the same.  Though annoyed idiot
 user response "You should have given me some message that I'm an idiot,
 instead of a screen that doesn't come up." :)

 So changing to the below fixed my issue

 Title=PostGIS SHP2PGSQL-GUI Console
 Command="$$PGBINDIR\postgisgui\shp2pgsql-gui.exe" -h "$$HOSTNAME" -p
 Description=Open a PostGIS ESRI Shapefile loader console to the current

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/ticket/355#comment:4>
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