[GRASSLIST:2733] Re: compiling grass and gd includes

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Wed Dec 5 04:18:47 EST 2001

On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 09:59:21PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Dec 2001 16:23:08 -0700, cmbarton <michael.barton at asu.edu> wrote:
> > I thought I'd try to compile grass 5 from the current CVS snapshot to 
> > take advantage of a few recent updates. I actually did this successfully 
> > a couple of months ago, so I thought I wouldn't have any problems with 
> > dependencies.
> > 
> > However, I was wrong. In doing the ./configure step, I get an error 
> > shown below that I am lacking gd includes. I can't find out what this 
> > belongs to. Can anyone help? Thanks.
> The configure script has been modified a bit.  First, it enables just
> about everything, and second it generally only looks in the standard
> places for header files ("gd.h", etc..) and libraries.  Have a look
> at "./configure --help" for enabling/disabling features and for specifying
> search paths for various dependencies.  With all the variants of where
> things are located, it was becoming a nightmare to try and automatically
> locate all of the dependencies.  If you have questions about specific
> dependencies or features, just ask...
> Note: The "gd" library is used for the PNG driver...  


yesterday I tried to compile on Windows with Cygwin,
it was impossible to switch off the GD while I could
switch off PostgreSQL support etc. I didn't have the
time to analyze the problem, but there *may* be a problem
with GD disabling in configure.


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