[FWTools] ogr2ogr

Frank Warmerdam fwarmerdam at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 13:48:16 EDT 2005

On 8/21/05, David Fawcett <david.fawcett at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using org2ogr on linux (fc3).  I am attempting to reproject a
> shapefile that is in lat/long to UTM Zone 15.
> Here is my syntax:  [root at localhost data]# ogr2ogr sail_trk.shp -a_srs
> EPSG:26915
> I get this response indicating that my syntax is either wrong or that
> it doesn't recognize my epsg code:


I believe the problem is that you didn't provide an destination

ogr2ogr sail_trk_out.shp sail_trk.shp -a_srs EPSG:26915

ogr2ogr does not support "in place" reprojection or other transformations.

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