[gdal-dev] Documenting build requirements (e.g. ODBC)

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Mon Sep 30 03:33:25 PDT 2019

On lundi 30 septembre 2019 11:21:16 CEST Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a bit lost where build requirements are supposed
> to be documented now. They used to be described
> on the Wiki, e.g. https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/BuildingOnUnix
> or driver-specific ones https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/ECW

Open question. We should probably have one or several pages on the website 
with build instructions. And for driver specific things, move them in the page 
of the driver

> For example, where unixODBC requirements should be advertised,
> to avoid questions like https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal/issues/1895

The error is strange. cpl_odbc.cpp shouldn't even have been built if sql.h 
isn't there. There must be a flaw in configure.ac


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