Opened 17 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#982 closed enhancement (fixed)

gdaltindex to produce .prj file

Reported by: matt.wilkie@… Owned by: warmerdam
Priority: high Milestone: 1.7.0
Component: default Version: unspecified
Severity: minor Keywords:


please have gdaltindex (and whatever other gdal programs write shapefiles)
produce an ESRI-valid .prj file when creating shapefiles.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by warmerdam, 17 years ago

I think the proper way to do this would be to use the OGR API for writing
the shapefile instead of the shapefile API directly.  That makes it a bit
of an effort. 

comment:2 by matt.wilkie@…, 17 years ago

understood. I'm not hot to trot about it at this point. I mainly just wanted it
on the radar for future development.

comment:3 by Even Rouault, 13 years ago

Milestone: 1.7.0
Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

r17330 : /trunk/gdal/apps/gdaltindex.c: Port gdaltindex to use OGR API instead of ShapeLib API, so as to produce .prj files more easily (#982) r17331 : /trunk/autotest/utilities/ Test that .prj file is produced by gdaltindex (#982)

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