[Gdal-dev] GDAL/OGR 1.6.0 Released
pbrosson2006 at free.fr
Mon Dec 15 13:23:37 EST 2008
William Kyngesburye wrote:
> My OSX GDAL 1.6 framework is now ready. And a little late, so is
> 1.5.3 -- I wanted to synchronize some OSX fixes in 1.6 with 1.5, and
> make sure the 2 versions work together. More than just a new version,
> here are some OSX fixes and changes:
> * [1.5/1.6] HDF4 64bit OSX now works.
> * [1.5/1.6] DODS OSX issues worked out.
> * [1.5/1.6] ECW-JP2 support works again. It was there, it just wasn't
> loading, only ECW. I also fixed a 64bit issue with ECW-JP2. This gives
> OSX users a good working JP2 format driver. Note: ECW still only works
> for read-only, I'll see if I can figure out write support, but don't
> hold your breath.
> * [1.5/1.6] Python binaries have been moved to be inside the framework
> bundle. A ''gdal.pth'' file is now installed in the Python site-
> packages folder to point to the framework. This lets the next change
> easily work:
> * [1.5/1.6] Python support on Leopard can now be used with the
> python.org Python 2.5, if installed. This is in addition to the system
> Python on Leopard. The ''gdal.pth'' file avoids unnecessary
> duplication of the binaries.
> * [1.6] The plugins folder is now versioned. For GDAL 1.6, that is ''/
> Library/Application Support/GDAL/1.6/PlugIns''. GDAL 1.5 plugins will
> be left in ''/Library/Application Support/GDAL/PlugIns''.
> * [1.6] Internal GRASS libraries updated to GRASS 6.4.svn. (GRASS left
> at 6.3 for GDAL 1.5)
> Both GDAL 1.5.3 and 1.6 can be installed, but the most recent
> version //installed// will be the active one for Python and developer
> use. Notes are included to switch this. Current application builds
> will still use GDAL 1.5, until I rebuild them for 1.6.
> A full set of plugins for ECW and MrSID for both 1.5 and 1.6, and a
> new rgdal for R 2.8, are also available.
> On Dec 10, 2008, at 11:42 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> The GDAL/OGR project team is pleased to announce the release of
>> GDAL/OGR 1.6.0. This release represents 11 months of new feature
>> development since the GDAL/OGR 1.5.0 release, as well as many bug
>> fixes. The release source code is available as described at:
> William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
> "We are at war with them. Neither in hatred nor revenge and with no
> particular pleasure I shall kill every ___ I can until the war is
> over. That is my duty."
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> "What good would it do if I did? If all the many millions of people of
> the allied nations devoted an entire year exclusively to hating the
> ____ it wouldn't kill one ___ nor shorten the war one day."
> <Ha, ha> "And it might give 'em all stomach ulcers."
> - Tarzan, on war
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Does your OSX GDAL 1.6 framework allow ECW writing?
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