[GRASS-dev] Integrate XDR lib into GRASS?

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Wed Mar 21 10:18:15 EDT 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 02:42:27PM +0100, Markus Neteler wrote:
> Hi,
> here at the FOSSGIS.de conference we tried to compile GRASS for Android.
> A major obstacle was XDR (e.g.,
> https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/src/extra/xdr).
> Since it is only 4 files (or perhaps less used), why not incorporating these
> files into the GRASS source code?

Maybe it would be overkill, but gnulib is designed for such portability
issues, maybe grass could use that more generally?


I checked that there is some xdr support (from glibc):

There is an entry cost, though, and it integrates better when automake 
is used too.  Also the fact that grass requires an old autoconf may be 


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