[postgis-users] Trouble with shp2pgsql-gui?
kobben at itc.nl
Wed Oct 5 00:57:26 PDT 2011
He solution might be simply that somewhere further in the SQL it tries to
find your shape-file and fails. What is the path you provided for the
On 05-10-11 04:05, "John Brisbin" <boabinteractive at gmail.com> wrote:
>We're in the early stages of familiarising ourselves with the basic
>management tools and procedures, so apologies in advance if this is well
>We're running in a Debian (lenny) environment, using pgAdmin3 (1.14.0),
>and have manually installed the shp2pgsql-gui (2.0).
>In attempting to upload a well-formed ESRI shapefile with GCS_WGS_1984
>projection, we get the following messages in the uploader gui:
>Shapefile type: Polygon
>PostGIS type: MULTIPOLYGON
>Failed SQL begins: "SET CLIENT_ENCODING TO UTF8;
>SET STANDARD_CONFORMING_STRINGS TO ON;
>CREATE TABLE "public"."ro310_socio-econ" (gid serial,
>Failed in pgui_exec(): could not receive data from server: The system
>cannot find the path specified.
>Shapefile import failed.
>It looks like there is a problem with the encoding (why?) and then later
>on there is a problem with the connection to the database (is that right?)
>Looking for any guidance: much appreciated!
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