[gdal-announce] GDAL/OGR 1.7.0 Retracted, GDAL/OGR 1.7.1 Released

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Feb 10 16:39:06 EST 2010

The GDAL/OGR Project has decided to retract the GDAL/OGR 1.7.0 release
due to a serious bug which causes all Erdas Imagine (.img / HFA) files
being unreadable by Erdas Imagine and other non-GDAL based applications.
Additional detail is available in:


The project requests that software distributors (packagers, etc) replace
GDAL/OGR 1.7.0 with 1.7.1 as promptly as possible, or otherwise avoid
distributing GDAL/OGR 1.7.0.

The GDAL/OGR Project is pleased to announce the release of GDAL/OGR 1.7.1.
This is bug fix release in the 1.7.x stable release branch.  This release
includes everal bug fixes, including the serious Erdas Imagine bug in 1.7.0.

Full release news is available at:

The source code, documentation and test suite can be downloaded from:


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