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

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Mon Sep 30 13:56:03 PDT 2019

On lundi 30 septembre 2019 22:39:13 CEST Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Sep 2019 at 14:34, Even Rouault <even.rouault at spatialys.com> 
> > I'd say that we should at the very minimum recover the information that
> > used to be in the "Compiled by default" column of
> > https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal/blob/release/3.0/gdal/frmts/formats_list.htm
> > l
> > 
> > That would address the comments in
> > https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal/issues/1715
> > https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal/issues/1204
> This is related but I take it as a sub-issue, so let's address it
> separately: in Minneapolis, didn't we discuss a dedicated Sphinx directive?
> (if I correctly remember the name of the feature)
> Something that would add an indicator to each driver's page
> like so https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal/issues/1204#issuecomment-502399654
> and allow to script-generate a table or add the indicator to the
> drivers listings.
> I can't recall any more technical details of that.
> Does anyone remember what was the idea about?

We do have a few directives: shortname, supports_createcopy, 
supports_virtualio, etc.

See doc/source/_extensions/driverproperties.py

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