[osgeo4w-dev] ecw plugin: 3.3 SDK no longer available

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Jun 1 16:53:53 EDT 2010

Matt Wilkie wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I discovered today the 3.3 SDK for ECW is no longer available. It is 
> expected to be replaced by 4.1 sometime this month. (source 
> http://www.erdas.com/Products/ERDASProductInformation/tabid/84/currentid/1142/default.aspx) 
> Thus the instructions at http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki/pkg-gdal-ecw 
> are currently in error. Is this likely a short term problem (e.g. the 
> 4.1 SDK, when available, will just work)?


It is unlikely that the 4.1 SDK will work without a recompile.  There has
also been problems with people actually getting the SDK without lots of
messy arrangements.

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