[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-windows] CompileOnWindows finished

Colin Nielsen colin.nielsen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 28 18:08:59 EDT 2009

I believe you're missing the zlib-devel package, it contains zlib.h.
(Re-)install this package, then try again. If it still fails, verify
that zlib.h is in /osgeo4w/include. If it is there but is still
failing let us know.


On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Milton Cezar Ribeiro
<miltinho.astronauta at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Colin,
> Thank you very much for your great work.
> I am trying to follow your steps on a 64bit Vista Machine,
> and got the following error.
> checking for socket... no
> checking for socket in -lsocket... no
> configure: warning: *** Unable to locate socket() function.
> checking for location of zlib includes...
> checking for zlib.h... no
> configure: error: *** Unable to locate zlib includes.
> Any idea?
> Best wishes,
> milton
> Toronto, CA
> 2009/3/28 Colin Nielsen <colin.nielsen at gmail.com>
>> I just wanted to announce that the CompileOnWindows wiki entry
>> <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/CompileOnWindows> is finished and
>> now allows anyone to develop grass on windows (vista or xp) through
>> the mingw/msys system with no dependency compiling and relatively
>> little extra work (thanks to jef for solving all remaining issues by
>> adding the mingw-libs package to the wiki).
>> -Colin
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