[Proj] Failed to initialize PROJ.4 with "..."
stevejking at talktalk.net
Fri Oct 13 14:13:46 EST 2017
If it's not working with any transform could be a library or library
dependency not present or not found. Or using a 32bit instead of 64bit
library or visa versa.
On Windows you can use Dependency Walker and sysInternals Process Monitor to
debug the problem machine. On Linux maybe strace can help?
Chris Marsh wrote
> I'm using GDAL (and by extension proj.4) to reproject a set of WGS84
> coordinates to North America Albers Conic Conformal.
> I originally posted this to the GDAL list, however it seems like this may
> be entirely a Proj.4 problem.
> On all but 1 computer I run my code on, this works as expected. However,
> when trying to run on one of Compute Canada's newest machines, I get the
> ERROR 6: Failed to initialize PROJ.4 with `+proj=aea +lat_1=20 +lat_2=60
> +lat_0=40 +lon_0=-96 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0
> +units=m +no_defs'.
> I have tried building and linking against various proj.4 versions, none of
> which solves this problem.
> The code is straightfoward
> OGRSpatialReference insrs;
> OGRSpatialReference outsrs;
> outsrs.importFromProj4("+proj=aea +lat_1=20 +lat_2=60 +lat_0=40
> +lon_0=-96 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m
> OGRCoordinateTransformation* coordTrans = NULL;
> coordTrans = OGRCreateCoordinateTransformation(&insrs, &outsrs);
> coordTrans->Transform(1, &longitude, &latitude)
> with the error appearing on the Transform call. The proj.4 string is from
> using the ExportToWkt of GDAL for the WKT of Albers Conic Conformal. (long
> story as to why i'm doing this). I have tried using the WKT string and
> results in the same error -- seems like it is just converted to proj.4
> behind the scenes.
> I am using gdal 2.2.1 and proj4 4.8 (4.9 has other issues I'm running
> $gcc -v
> Using built-in specs.
> Target: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> Configured with:
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 5.4.0 (GCC)
> $uname -a
> Linux gra-login4 3.10.0-514.21.1.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu May 25 17:04:51 UTC
> 2017 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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