[FWTools] ogr2ogr

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Aug 3 11:44:44 EST 2009

mweaver wrote:
> I have started using ogr2ogr, which is great at converting ESRI shape files
> to Mapinfo TAB files.
> However in my hands it does not seem to be so capable when converting GML to
> TAB files.
> It seems to only produce a small number of the spatial objects in the source
> file.
> However other non-spatial information is retained in the records.
> Similarly converting the GML to shape file results in similar minimal
> spatial output.
> What am I doing wrong?


I think you would need to provide an example GML file and specifics of
what you are doing for anyone to provide meaningful help.

I will note that there are a number of limitations in the GML driver and
it's usefulness will vary depend on the structure of the input GML file alot.

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