[GRASS-user] PostgreSQL support (was: Grass62 on X86_64)

Craig Aumann caumann at penguinmail.com
Wed Feb 14 14:59:51 EST 2007

Your points are good ones, given that GRASS (unlike most other
applications) depends on SO many other apps. Unfortunately, I have no sage


> Craig,
> The issue is dependencies.  We already have a large number of
> dependencies (as you have noticed).  Requiring another very large
> dependency is an issue, nor do I have the resources to create 5
> different versions to accommodate each and every user (someone may want
> Jasper, or Kakadu, or ECW...Sadly, we can't be all things to all people
> with the current architecture).  Also, keep in mind that most of us are
> not compensated for our work.  We are all volunteers here.
> 1 for and 1 against.  Others?
> Let's open this up to i386, too, since I also build RPMs for that
> architecture as well.
> On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 12:09 -0700, Craig Aumann wrote:
>> Well, I certainly use POSTGRESQL...  I don't understand the issues
>> involved in modularizing it, or why it can't be compiled in by default
>> without effecting endusers...   I guess the bigger issue is that  GRASS
>> is
>> supposed to support a variety of databases, and it would be nice if it
>> simply did this without the end user having to muck about with
>> recompilling.
>> > On Tue, 2007-02-1

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