[GRASS-user] grass6.4 develbrunch revision 32726: undefined reference to `G_no_gisinit'

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Aug 14 09:53:25 EDT 2008

G. Allegri wrote:

> I didn't know that such a backward check on library version could be
> done... my ignorance :-)
> So, you suggest to avoid gdal --with-grass. What if I need to access
> grass datas from outside grass, like with gdal/ogr utilities?

Use the GDAL-GRASS plug-in. Then, you only need to re-compile the
plug-in whenever you update GRASS.


Build and install GRASS 6.3. Build GDAL --with-grass, and install it. 
Use this for QGIS, GDAL utilities, etc.

Build GDAL again --without-grass and install it somewhere it won't
normally be found (i.e. not in /usr or /usr/local).

If you want to use an updated version of GRASS, build it against the
GRASS-less GDAL and run it in place.

Even without this specific issue, building GDAL --with-grass is
problematic as GRASS depends quite heavily upon GDAL, so having a
version of GDAL which depends upon GRASS creates a circular

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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