[fdo-internals] RE: Create a branch for GDAL 1.9 upgrade

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Jan 5 12:52:07 EST 2012

On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Trevor Wekel
<trevor_wekel at otxsystems.com> wrote:
> The other open question relates to "drop in" replacement of our compiled GDAL binaries with a full GDAL distribution.  The complete set of GDAL functionality requires 20+ dlls/shared libs.  Some of these dlls/shared libs have licensing constraints so we cannot distribute them (ECW and MrSID plugins, maybe others).  If we build our GDAL bins in the same way as the GDAL contributors who are already supplying binaries, then drop in replacement should be possible.  Again, I will need a full MapGuide build to evaluate this.


I'm willing to provide some guidance with regard to producing
a GDAL DLL compatible with plugins produced for things
like OSGeo4W - that is on Win32.  There isn't much sharing
of plugins for Win64 or Linux.

Best regards,
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