[gdal-dev] Best way to package and distribute GDAL data files
ari.jolma at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 06:52:10 PST 2017
I think we need to know the OS you're using.
14.02.2017, 16:48, Emmanuel d'Angelo kirjoitti:
> Dear list,
> I'm trying to package and distribute an application that relies
> internally on GDAL for some raster / vector manipulation.
> It may happen in some cases that a user of the application wants to
> take her outputs to a different coordinate system (typically from some
> national system to WGS84). As far as I can see, some of these
> transformations rely on the content of GDAL data files (such as
> pcs.csv or datum.csv).
> I can install these files locally and use the GDAL_DATA environment
> variable to find them from my application. However, on the user side,
> what's the recommended practice?
> Do I need to ensure that my users have a GDAL_DATA variable set too
> with the correct data files? I've looked at the build system files,
> but I couldn't find a way to set this path relative to my application
> (which would let me install these files inside the app package and
> distribute them with the application).
> Any hint to put me on the right track would be greatly appreciated.
> Best regards,
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> gdal-dev at lists.osgeo.org
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