[gdal-dev] GDAL 3.3.2 RC3 is available [was Re: GDAL 3.3.2 RC2 available]

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Sep 1 07:38:06 PDT 2021

 From the Windows packaging point of view I'm also not a fan of the rc 
subdirectories.  (my 2 cents)


Jeff McKenna
GatewayGeo: Developers of MS4W, MapServer Consulting and Training
co-founder of FOSS4G

On 2021-09-01 11:20 a.m., Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 9/1/21 4:14 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Even Rouault <even.rouault at spatialys.com> writes:
>>> Updated download links following Sean's proposed directory naming
>>> convention:
>>>    https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.3.2rc3/gdal-3.3.2rc3.tar.xz
>>>    https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.3.2rc3/gdal-3.3.2rc3.tar.gz
>>>    https://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.3.2rc3/gdal332rc3.zip
>> This surprised me - I thought the comment was about the directory name
>> in the unpacked set of files, not the URL.
>  From a Debian packaging point of view I'm also not a fan of the rc
> subdirectories, it was much better to have the RCs and final release in
> the same directory.
> 3.3.2rc3 sorts after 3.3.2, 3.3.2~rc3 sorts before 3.3.2 but that
> directory has the older rc2 release. If all future releases use the
> pre-release suffix for the directory the watch file in the Debian
> package can be adapted, otherwise we'll have the change to work with
> whatever is use for the most recent release.
> Kind Regards,
> Bas

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