[Gdal-dev] Compiling GRASS for Windows with GDAL 1.6

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Nov 26 12:04:05 EST 2009

DevonDan wrote:
> Hi all,
> Apologies if this is a bit of a dumb question, but can anyone point me in
> the direction of a guide to compiling GRASS so that it includes/makes use of
> GDAL 1.6? This has to be a Windows only solution though as the people we are
> working with don't have *NIX based machines.
> The reason for this is that I would like to be able to read/display GRIB
> files and, to the best of my understanding, this is not possible using GDAL
> 1.5. If I am wrong, or there is another solution, I would be most grateful
> for your tips.
> Thanks in advance for your time,

Hi Dan,

Some resources for you:

Compiling winGRASS:


winGRASS Mailing list:


OSGeo4W (windows package containing GRASS and GDAL):


have fun!


Jeff McKenna
FOSS4G Consulting and Training Services

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