[Gdal-dev] gdal and libgrass

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Sat Aug 7 13:19:46 EDT 2004

On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 02:32:29PM +0200, Silke Reimer wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 01:59:39PM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 01:37:14PM +0200, Silke Reimer wrote:
> > > 2. libgrass is not yet included into the debian grass package (see [1])
> > 
> > There is another option: Radim Blazek wrote a new GDAL/GRASS driver
> > (see QGIS project for details). Frank considers to replace the old driver.
> > The new driver uses the GRASS libs directly, so the external 'libgrass'
> > is no longer needed then.
> OK. This seems to be a good solution. Nevertheless this means that I
> will have to wait before I can include grass support into gdal,
> right?
> I can not wait much longer until I build a new gdal package since
> debian sarge will be freezed in short time. So appearently grass
> support will not be included in debian sarge but in the debian
> version which comes next.

How much time is left to replace the GDAL/GRASS driver to get
it into Debian? It's important also for QGIS and useful for
I don't know when Frank will be back, but replacing it should
not ne too much work as Radim provided diff files.


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