Bug report #2453
New georeferencer can't read old GCP files
|Affected QGIS version:||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Gentoo||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||Resolution:||wontfix|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||Copied to github as #:||12513|
The format of the GCP files written by the georeferencer plugin has changed. The new georeferencer is not able to read GCP files wrtitten by the previous version.
New format :
mapX,mapY,pixelX,pixelY,enable 644074.040000000037253,3424429.160000000149012,324.467273196352892,-377.600958771641899,1 647218.880000000004657,3324465.549999999813735,372.486890980226576,-3103.566308811389263,1 787228.250000000000000,3328856.060000000055879,4195.511146587900839,-3064.490930733335972,1 784047.849999999976717,3428892.689999999944121,4143.457615167902986,-334.467332134857315,1
Old format :
644074.040000000037253 3424429.160000000149012 324.467273196352892 -377.600958771641899 647218.880000000004657 3324465.549999999813735 372.486890980226576 -3103.566308811389263 787228.250000000000000 3328856.060000000055879 4195.511146587900839 -3064.490930733335972 784047.849999999976717 3428892.689999999944121 4143.457615167902986 -334.467332134857315
#1 Updated by mmassing - almost 13 years ago
- Resolution set to wontfix
- Status changed from Open to Closed
can't reproduce the problem here. For me, the only difference between old and new format (i.e. between the versions produced by the plugin included in 1.4 and 1.5) are the delimiters (in the old format, tab was used as delimiter, whereas the new format uses comma separated values), and the additional "enable" flag for the new version. Version 1.4 files of this type are read
correctly, I am guessing your files are even older?
Anyway, the attached example only differs from the 1.4 format due to the missing header line. As
workaround, you could add a (arbirtrary) header line to your old files. Although the breakage
is unfortunate, I'll mark this as "wontfix" for now - there is an easy workaround, and I don't want to add to much complexity to the loader for a collection of legacy formats.
Feel free to reopen if you feel this bug will affect users strongly.