[GRASS-dev] GRASS and QGIS on Win32, testing etc.

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Tue May 22 02:31:49 EDT 2007

Tim Sutton wrote:
> Actually this s probably a good time to bring up a broader objective  
> that myself and Norman Vine have bandied about on #qgis irc channel  
> before today. What we really need is an interproject effort (not  
> limited to just QGIS & GRASS) to build msys packages for developers.  
> Think 'rpm' or 'deb' (actually probably closer to slackware tarball  
> packages) but for msys environement. At the moment we have the rather
> inefficient and non-optimal situation where e.g. QGIS project builds  
> gdal, proj , grass etc etc under msys, while in parallel other  
> projects do the same thing. Surely it wil be ideal if each project  
> puts forward their own msys packages built with best practice for  
> that project in mind. This will prevent issues where I (being fairly  
> GRASS inept) am building grass for QGIS and resultng in bug reports  
> etc because I havent done an optimal job. If anyone has the  
> wherewithal to coordinate and host such a project (perhaps even as a  
> section under the msys packages list on sf) it would be a fantastic  
> contribution.

perhaps you could host it at SourceForge and call it ratfink.sf.net.
(or funk.sf.net, ...)


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