[postgis-users] upload spatial data

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Oct 26 14:19:43 PDT 2005

On 26 Oct 2005 21:14:45 -0000, krishnaa sridharan <kichi at rediffmail.com> wrote:
>  hi all i tried to upload spatial data from shp files to Postgis. When i used ogr2ogr it gave me a error saying cannont create dbname and asked me to use create db first. I have the database aldready and the service is running too.
>  I was also not able to run the shp2psql.bat file. I got a error saying its not a internal or external command. Can some one help me with this


To load data into an existing postgres database with
ogr2ogr you should use the -update flag.

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