Bug report #10963

Processing: (vector) "convert format" tool does strange things/freezes with many data types as inputs and with shapefiles as output format

Added by Giovanni Manghi over 6 years ago. Updated almost 6 years ago.

Assignee:Giovanni Manghi
Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:19311


In the Processing toolbox there is tool "convert format" that should allow convert from/to different data types.

I tested (and 2.4 and master) converting TO shapefile different data type as inputs and the result are seldom right (if any).

My test cases:

+) Postgis to shape. Windows: QGIS freezes, Linux: the converted layer is not the input one, but another (even NOT in the QGIS project) available in the same database/connection

+) Similar results if the input layer is a WFS layer

+) Similar results if the input layer is Spatialite, minus the freeze under Windows

+) with GPX as input it gives as error

Algorithm Convert format starting...
FAILURE: Unable to open datasource /home/giovanni/Dropbox/qgis_zc/geodados/gpx/pontos_alentejo.gpx|layername=waypoints with the following drivers.->ESRI Shapefile ->MapInfo File ->UK .NTF ->SDTS ->TIGER ->S57 ->DGN ->VRT ->REC ->Memory ->BNA ->CSV ->NAS ->GML ->GPX ->LIBKML ->KML ->GeoJSON ->Interlis 1 ->Interlis 2 ->GMT ->GPKG ->SQLite ->DODS ->ODBC ->WAsP ->PGeo ->MSSQLSpatial ->OGDI ->PostgreSQL ->MySQL ->PCIDSK ->OpenFileGDB ->XPlane ->AVCBin ->AVCE00 ->DXF ->Geoconcept ->GeoRSS ->GPSTrackMaker ->VFK ->PGDump ->OSM ->GPSBabel ->SUA ->OpenAir ->PDS ->WFS ->HTF ->AeronavFAA ->Geomedia ->EDIGEO ->GFT ->GME ->SVG ->CouchDB ->Idrisi ->ARCGEN ->SEGUKOOA ->SEGY ->XLS ->ODS ->XLSX ->ElasticSearch ->PDF ->Walk ->CartoDB ->SXF


#1 Updated by Alexander Bruy about 6 years ago

  • Category changed from 94 to Processing/GDAL

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Victor Olaya to Giovanni Manghi

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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