Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#359 closed enhancement (fixed)

Add SOSI support to GDAL in OSGeo4W

Reported by: sbl Owned by: sbl
Priority: major Component: Package
Version: Keywords: GDAL, SOSI, plugin


GDAL/OGR can access data in the SOSI standard using the SOSI driver together with an external lib (FYBA). An Open Source version of the FYBA lib is available and distributed by the National Mapping Authority of Norway (Statens Kartverk) on It would be great if this could be included as a OSGeo4W package. It would be a "unique selling proposition" for possible users of OSGeo in Norway to able to read and write GIS data in the Norwegian SOSI format directly, which is not possible with most proprietary GIS software.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by sbl

Update: Since GDAL revision 26547 SOSI-support for OGR can be built as a plugin and MS Visual Studio build-routines have been developed for the required OpenFYBA-lib (available at

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by jef

gdal-sosi was meanwhile added to 32bit OSGeo4W

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by jef

Owner: changed from osgeo4w-dev@… to sbl

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by sbl

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Now also a 64bit version is available in OSGeo4W.

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