Opened 11 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#1417 closed defect (invalid)

Incomplete import of data from TAB file

Reported by: nickblack1@… Owned by: Mateusz Łoskot
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: OGR_SF Version: 1.3.2
Severity: normal Keywords: shape
Cc: nickblack1@…

Description (last modified by warmerdam)

Importing from a TAB file to PostGIS, some data is not imported.  Using ogrinfo on the RoadsGB_Nov06.TAB dataset shows 56150 features, when imported to PostGIS there are 47525 features - 1 Polygon, 1811 MultiLinesStrings, 45713 Linestrings.

Imported using:

ogr2ogr -f PostgreSQL -nln Roads_a "PG:dbname=test_spatial user= password= host=localhost" -a_srs EPSG:27700 RoadsGB_Nov06.TAB

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by nickblack1@…

Using ogrinfo on the original tab file:

Total number of features: 56150
Polygons: 1
Linestring: 45713
MultiLinestring: 1811

Converting to a shp using ogr2ogr:

Total number of features: 47,524
Polygons: 0
Linestring: 45713
MultiLinestring: 1811

Importing to postgis from the original TAB file using OGR2OGR:

Total number of features: 47,525
Polygons: 1
Linestring: 45713
MultiLinestring: 1811

Importing to postgis from the shp OGR2OGR:

Total number of features: 47,524
Polygons: 0
Linestring: 45713
MultiLinestring: 1811



comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by warmerdam

Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: shape added
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Shapefiles can only hold one kind of geometry, so it is natural that features of illegal geometry types will be discarded - normally with noisy errors.

Closing.

Let me know if you think the error reporting/handling is inadequate.

Sorry for the long delay.

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