[Proj] quoting +nadgrids ?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Jul 30 18:31:07 EST 2010

Hamish wrote:
> Greg wrote:
>> I wonder why it's necessary to quote if you place things in
>> a single argument, unless cs2cs tries to split arguments on
>> spaces.
> it's not, but it's easier (and harmless) to just quote all terms
> instead of searching for ones with special chars in them and
> just quoting those.
>>>   so no way to quote the +nadgrids pathname for gdalwarp
>> I don't think this is fixable, absent teaching gdalwarp
>> about quoting.
>> Using spaces to separate arguments and using spaces in file
>> names are just incompatible practices.
> I had come to the same conclusions, planned to do a bit more
> testing on different platforms, and review the gdalwarp code
> before filing it as gdal bug though.


I concur that it is likely not possible to pass proj.4 arguments
with spaces in them to GDAL tools.

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