[GRASS-user] error with r.external on winGrass (was link to datasets from other locations?)

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Mon Jul 6 03:29:22 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Matthew Landis<landis at isciences.com> wrote:
> A related issue -- I'd like to use r.external but I can't seem to get it to
> work.  I'm running wxPython for GRASS 6.4 (from the Osgeo4W installation).
> r.external seems to work properly, but when I try to display the result, I
> get an error message telling me that GDALAllRegister can't be found.  Here,
> I've reproduced this in the spearfish60 dataset:

I contacted FrankW about this, here his answer:

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:17 AM, Frank Warmerdam<warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
> I have upgraded my OSGeo4W GRASS 6.4.0svn install to the latest available
> from OSGeo4W and then tried running r.external and it appears to work fine.
> I have also run depends.exe on r.external.exe and it properly depends on
> gdal15.dll so there is no reason it wouldn't normally pick up the copy in
> C:/OSGeo4W/bin.
> If someone had another copy of gdal15.dll in c:/windows/system32 it might
> get used instead of the proper one and cause problems though I don't know
> why it would be missing gdalallregister.
> Sorry I was unable to find anything helpful.


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