[Gdal-dev] Error making GDAL CVS daily "snapshot"

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Nov 30 14:01:36 EST 2006

Bill Thoen wrote:
> I just tried to build the latest version of GDAL from the CVS daily
> snapshot and got this error:
> [stuff clipped]...
> g++: /usr/lib/libidn.so: No such file or directory
> make[1]: *** [libgdal.la] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/bthoen/gdal-cvs-2006.11.30'
> make: *** [check-lib] Error 2


You might try editing GDALmake.opt and removing libidn (or -lidn) from the
link library list.  I had never heard of it before, but a google search


I imagine it is a dependency of one of the things that gdal depends on,
though I don't know why this would have changed from 1.3.2.

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