[GRASS5] GRASS 5.0.0pre2 released

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Sep 13 23:29:51 EDT 2001

Markus Neteler wrote:
>    o For r.in.gdal we need "libgdal" which has to be included into the GRASS
>      binary package. Finally store "libgdal.1.1.so" in $GISBASE/lib/
>      It is highly recommended to get the latest GDAL CVS version:   
>        export CVSROOT=:pserver:anonymous at cvs.remotesensing.org:/cvsroot
>        cvs login
>        Password: anonymous
>        cvs checkout gdal  
>        configure --without-python ; make;
>        make install
>        cp /usr/local/lib/libgdal.1.1.so /usr/local/grass5/lib
>        # this copies the libgdal into GRASS binaries
>      If above fails, get the precompiled GDAL library:
>      - Get Linux version here:
>          ftp://gdal.velocet.ca/pub/outgoing/libgdal-linux-grass.tar.gz
>          (Note: check "ldd libgdal.1.1.so" dependency, get if required:
>          ftp://gdal.velocet.ca/pub/outgoing/libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3)  
>      - Other precompiled libgdal versions:
>          http://gdal.velocet.ca/projects/grass/index.html
>      - Get GDAL sources at:
>          http://www.remotesensing.org/gdal/


I will try to prepare a GDAL 1.1.5 final release tomorrow, and I will build
libgdal for selected platforms (Linux, Solaris and IRIX) in "GRASS" mode.
I am happy to support anyone needing to build GDAL on other platforms for
release with GRASS.

Best regards,
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