[gdal-dev] GDAL 1.6.1 RC1 Released
jolma at cc.hut.fi
Sat May 9 09:09:10 EDT 2009
From: Even Rouault <even.rouault at mines-paris.org>
> The only serious issue I've found is that the Perl bindings don't
> build. They
> fail with the following error message:
> perl Makefile.PL
> Building in GDAL distro tree
> GDAL version (1.6.1) and module version (1.6.0) do not match at
> line 50.
> I've identified that the GDAL version is hard coded to '1.6.0' in
> swig/include/perl/gdal_perl.i. Bumping GDAL_VERSION to '1.6.1' in
> it seems
> sufficient to make the build go on, provided that the generated
> files are
> regenerated (namely swig/perl/lib/Geo/GDAL.pm). Likely, another
> step to add
> in our HOWTO-RELEASE process...
Thanks Even! I'm sorry for my negligence.
Some kind of automation could be implemented to pick the GDAL_VERSION
into gdal_perl.i I assume.
The version is there to be able to check against building the Perl
bindings against incompatible GDAL main.
> I've also noticed that the generated files in SVN for swig/perl are
> out of date, but in your snapshot, you have regenerated them, right
> Probably a missing commit, but not a big deal if we decide to
> delete them in
> SVN finally.
I'm looking forward to that.
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