[gdal-dev] Binary of the latest released GDAL for travis?

Ari Jolma ari.jolma at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 03:48:35 PDT 2017

11.04.2017, 13:28, Bas Couwenberg kirjoitti:
> On 2017-04-11 12:22, Ari Jolma wrote:
>> 11.04.2017, 13:05, Angelos Tzotsos kirjoitti:
>>> Hi Ari,
>>> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable
>>> sudo apt-get update
>>> sudo apt-get install libgdal-dev
>>> This should do it.
>> No. I tried that before (found it in my .travis.yml file...) and it
>> pulls in older version 1.10.0.
> You can install the 2.1.3 version explicitly with:
>  sudo apt-get install libgdal-dev=2.1.3+dfsg-1~xenial2

It seems it did not even try this. Probably because it is precise?

> But this will fail when the version is updated in the PPA.
> Is the travis environment using Ubuntu xenial, and not an older LTS 
> like trusty or precise? It's probably trusty since that ships with 
> GDAL 1.10.1.

It is precise. Trusty build environment is in beta.

> For those older LTS releases the UbuntuGIS packages haven't been 
> updated yet. Depending on manpower and motivation we may be able to 
> updated the trusty packages in the near future.

It would save a lot of build time at least for me.

The reason for me is that many of my project use the GDAL Perl bindings 
and for the tests I pull in the latest from CPAN, which is based on the 
latest released GDAL.

> Ideally the travis environment is upgraded to xenial for which the 
> best support is available and the default packages in Ubuntu itself 
> are much more current.




> Kind Regards,
> Bas
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