[Gdal-dev] Re: gdal and libgrass

Steve Halasz debian at adkgis.org
Mon Aug 9 15:47:40 EDT 2004


On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 15:04, Silke Reimer wrote:
> This would be really cool! Thank you very much for this effort. Are
> these packages those that are available under [1]? 
> [1] http://bullhorn.org/debian/

Yes, although the grass package there currently does not work at all due
to some hard-coded paths. I will upload newer packages to that location
soon though.

> It would be good when those resources that are necessary to build
> gdal-support could be packaged into an extra package (something like
> grass-dev). Thus I will not need the whole grass-pacakge to build
> gdal (which seems to be overkill to me). I don't know exactly whether
> this could be possible but perhaps you can think about it.

Yes, I intend to do this. Right now I'm thinking there will be a
libgrass5.7, libgrass5.7-dev, and grass5.7. I have yet to package a
library though, so we'll see how that goes.


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