[osgeo4w-dev] Re: [osgeo4w] #161: gdal utilities issues

OSGeo4W trac_osgeo4w at osgeo.org
Wed Mar 17 08:58:30 EDT 2010

#161: gdal utilities issues
Reporter:  lutra                 |        Owner:  osgeo4w-dev at lists.osgeo.org
    Type:  defect                |       Status:  new                        
Priority:  major                 |    Component:  Package                    
 Version:                        |   Resolution:                             
Keywords:  gdal, gdal utilities  |  
Comment (by jef):

 Replying to [comment:17 brushtyler]:
 > But how can I import the gdal16 lib in python?

 You're not supposed to.  You run python from a OSGeo4W shell after running
 {{{gdal16.bat}}} or prepare a batchfile you can run anywhere (like

 OSGeo4W should not interfere with the system wide settings, so it doesn't
 set global PATHS or installs stuff to global places (like system32).   But
 that means that you have to use the prepared environment or if you don't
 like that, take into account that you need to create the environment

 Other stuff that is installed system wide might however interfere with
 OSGeo4W (mainly DLLs that are installed in system32 that override stuff in

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/161#comment:19>
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