[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-windows] windows qgis-grass: make grass build with vc or keep a separate qgis-grass mingw build?

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Fri Mar 27 02:56:18 EDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 12:13 AM, G. Allegri <giohappy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I try to summarize. Everybody wish to solve the grass and qgis-grass
> windows build issue in the more feasable way. Two major streams are
> there:
>  1 - do it inside osgeo4w, using the vc built libs and apps there
> (from gdal to qgis). AFAIK there are problems with linking MinGW built
> things and the MSVC ones (also Marco Pasetti experience says this).

I am not aware of any postings in this regard from Marco.
Please point us to that to better understand the issues he found.

> 2 - do it outside osgeo4w, continuing to build grass, qgis, gdal, etc.
> with MinGW

Question: Did you try to update the installer from Marco? Maybe
it works out of the box with a few minor tweaks? It is in the
mswindows/ directory in the source code.


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