[gdal-dev] Vector only GDAL build?

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Thu Aug 3 14:25:03 PDT 2017

On jeudi 3 août 2017 21:16:30 CEST Jim Walseth wrote:
> Does anyone have experience or information about building GDAL without
> LibTIFF?
> We are using GDAL only for vector data conversions, yet are faced with
> updating GDAL a second time due to reported security vulnerabilities in
> libTIFF.

You could more simply exclude the GTiff driver at runtime by definining the environment 
variable / configuration option GDAL_SKIP to GTIFF

Or just remove / comment the GDALRegister_GTiff() line in frmts/gdalallregister.cpp 
when rebuilding GDAL


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