GDAL/OGR 1.11.5 Release Notes

The 1.11.5 release is a bug fix release.


  • Windows: update mrsid driver build to find MrSID 9.5 dll


GDAL algorithms

  • GDALWarpOperation::CreateKernelMask?(): fix potential 32 bit integer overflow when using warp memory value > 2GB (#6448)


  • GDALLoadRPCFile(): load .rpc files from Ikonos products that have extra end-of-line character (#6341)


  • gdal_translate: fix random behaviour when -scale is used without source bounds (#6455)
  • gdalbuildvrt: accept nan as value for -srcnodata and -vrtnodata (#6495)

GDAL drivers

GTiff driver:

  • Internal libtiff: fix 1.11 regression that prevents from reading one-strip files that have no StripByteCounts? tag (#6490)

netCDF driver:

  • do not crash on NC4 unsigned short attributes (#6337)

PostgisRaster? driver:

  • fix potential crash when one tile has a lower number of bands than the max of the table (fixes #6267)


  • importFromESRI(): fix import of multi line MERCATOR SRS (#6523)

OGR drivers

Driver removed:

  • Google Maps Engine (GME) (#6261)

GeoJSON driver:

  • do not 'promote' a null field to OFTString type if it had another type before (#6351)
  • ESRI Json reader: do not set field width of 2147483647 (#6529)

GPKG driver:

  • fix crash on layers with curve geometries (#6558)

KML driver:

  • fix crash on KML files without content but with nested folders (#6486)

LIBKML driver:

  • fix crash when reading <gx:TimeStamp> or <gx:TimeSpan> elements (#6518)

MITAB driver:

  • limit (width, precision) of numeric fields on creation to (20,16) for compatibility with MapInfo? (#6392)

OpenFileGDB driver:

  • transcode UTF-16 strings found in column names, alias, etc... to UTF-8 (instead of using only their ASCII byte) (#6544)

OSM driver:

  • do not override 'our' osm_id (the node, way or relation id) with a tag named 'osm_id' (#6347)

PG/PGDump drivers:

  • in copy mode (the default on layer creation), do not truncate the concatenated string list to the field width (#6356)

SQLite driver:

  • fix crash on Unix systems with SQLite >= 3.10.0 when xCurrentTimeInt function is called (#6360)

VFK driver:

  • recreate DB automatically when it's outdated (#6511)

WFS driver:

XLSX driver:

  • fix reading sheets with more than > 26 columns and 'holes' (#6363)
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