[FWTools] Changes in epsg file not considered

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Dec 1 13:44:58 EST 2009

Fischer, Andreas wrote:
> Now the GeoTiff-Tags are fine but the result isn't any more. :-(
> I assume that the change in the epsg-file is not considered, because I 
> even deleted this file and gdalwarp didn't bother at all. I tried this 
> on a linux-Server with gdal (1.4.2) and proj (4.5.0) too. In this case 
> may changes in epsg were considered! Is this a bug in FWTools, uses 
> gdalwarp other definitions than in epsg or did I make a mistake?


GDAL tools generally do not use the PROJ.4 epsg init file, and instead
read their EPSG definitions from the pcs.csv and gcs.csv files in the
GDAL data directory (FWTools<version>\data\pcs.csv and gcs.csv).

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