[osgeo4w-dev] Current filesystem tree sucks!

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Sat Sep 11 17:37:19 EDT 2010

On 11/09/10 21:55, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> I don't quite see how update-alternatives would help.  On Debian it's used to
> switch executables - something gdal16.bat / gdal17.bat does on OSGeo4W (but
> only for the current session).

I used update-alternatives as analogy. The point is to configure
permanently, not only for session.

> Maybe just prepending the appropriate paths to %LIB% and %INCLUDE% (just like
> it's done for %PATH%) from gdal16.bat and gdal17.bat could be enough.

You can not assume user compiles software from within OSGeo4W
environment. This is one of the major points here, IMO, improvements.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org

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