[osgeo4w-dev] Re: [osgeo4w] #57: duplicate gdal-grass and grass-gdal-plugins packages

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Sat Mar 14 18:06:55 EDT 2009

#57: duplicate gdal-grass and grass-gdal-plugins packages
Reporter:  hamish           |        Owner:  osgeo4w-dev at lists.osgeo.org
    Type:  enhancement      |       Status:  closed                     
Priority:  minor            |    Component:  Package                    
 Version:                   |   Resolution:  fixed                      
Keywords:  grass gdal qgis  |  
Changes (by jef):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => fixed


 Replying to [ticket:57 hamish]:
 > it is a bit confusing that there is both a gdal-grass and a grass-gdal-
 plugins package (by versions I see the second one is gdal v1.6, while
 gdal-grass is v1.5)

 gdal-grass depends on 1.5 and gdal16-grass depends on 1.6 - there is no
 grass-gdal-plugins (anymore?).

 qgis-grass-plugin depends on gdal-grass.

 gdal16-grass is outdated as there was a qgis-grass-plugin (as there was a
 qgis) that depended on GDAL 1.6.  I reverted that on an advice from

 > Perhaps the grass-gdal-plugins one should be renamed gdal1.6-grass or

 If that was the case, I must have already fixed that.

 > Also, I notice that the qgis-grass-plugin package depends on both grass
 and qgis.
 > Do it have to?

 Yes, the QGIS grass plugin depends on the GRASS libraries (in the

 > I notice in the debian packaging that it only depends on the equivalent
 of gdal-grass,

 On Debian gdal-grass depends on the full grass package.   If I'm not
 grass rasters should be viewable with just gdal-grass present, it doesn't
 need the grass plugin at all.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/57#comment:1>
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