How do you rasterize a polygon layer into a raster so all cells covered by polygons (i.e. not NoData) will be set to a constant value?

I do this to set cell according to attribute values:

gdal.RasterizeLayer(rasterHdl, [1], featureLayer, options=["ATTRIBUTE=%s" % attributeName])

... but how about burning in a constant?


To pass a constant burn value, e.g. 1, using the GDAL Python bindings:

ds = gdal.RasterizeLayer(rasterHdl, [1], featureLayer, burn_values=[1])
ds = None

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