[osgeo4w-dev] libintl-8.dll

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Tue Apr 26 14:19:03 EDT 2011

Hi Frank,

On Tue, 26. Apr 2011 at 11:38:34 -0400, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> /The program can't start because libintl-8.dll is missing from your computer.
>> Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. /

Maybe that's the "usual" case of having a version of that DLL in system32
that doesn't work with osgeo4w.

> As an aside I see the libpq 8.3 package includes iconv and a bunch of stuff
> that might well conflict with other packages.  I'm not sure what the reasoning
> was to package it this way.

That are repackaged binaries from postgresql - including the DLL it was build
against.  AFAIK there's no conflict in osgeo4w with those files.

But I made a little script to verify:  It found following problems in
non-obsolete packages:

gzipped archives:

File conflicts:
	qgis/qgis-grass-plugin/qgis-grass-plugin-1.6.0-4.tar.bz2 qgis/qgis/qgis-1.6.0-5.tar.bz2 (grass icons)
	msvcrt/msvcrt-1.0.1-5.tar.bz2 vs. java/java-1.6.0_17-1.tar.bz2 (MS runtime DLLs)
	gdal/gdal-java/gdal-java-1.8.0-1.tar.bz2 vs. java/java-1.6.0_17-1.tar.bz2 (GDAL JAVA DLLs)
	gdal/gdal-sde90/gdal-sde90-1.5.0-1.tar.bz2 vs. gdal/gdal-sde91/gdal-sde91-1.5.0-1.tar.bz2 vs. gdal/gdal-sde92/gdal-sde92-1.5.0-1.tar.bz2 (SDE plugins)
	gdal/gdal-mrsid/gdal-mrsid-1.8.0-4.tar.bz2 vs. gdal/gdal17-mrsid/gdal17-mrsid-1.7.2-1.tar.bz2 vs. gdal/gdal16-mrsid/gdal16-mrsid-1.6.0-1.tar.bz2 (LizardTech DLLs)
	libtiff/libtiff-bin/libtiff-bin-4.0.0dev-9.tar.bz2 vs. libtiff/libtiff-4.0.0dev-90.tar.bz2 (executables)
	libtiff/libtiff-devel/libtiff-devel-4.0.0dev-9.tar.bz2 vs. libtiff/libtiff-4.0.0dev-90.tar.bz2 (headers and library)
	mapserver/mapserver56/mapserver-5.6.5-1.tar.bz2 vs. mapserver/mapserver-5.2.2-2.tar.bz2 (everything?)
	php_mapscript/php_mapscript-5.2.2-2.tar.bz2 vs. php_mapscript/php_mapscript56/php_mapscript-5.6.5-1.tar.bz2 (ditto)
	jpeg/libjpeg-ipp/libjpeg-ipp-1.0-1.tar.bz2 vs. jpeg/libjpeg/libjpeg-6b-5.tar.bz2 (jpeg_osgeo.dll)
	jpeg/libjpeg-devel/libjpeg-devel-6b-3.tar.bz2 vs. in jpeg/libjpeg/libjpeg-6b-5.tar.bz2	(jinclude.h)
	gdal/gdal-1.8.0-2.tar.bz2 vs. gd/gd-devel/gd-devel-2.0.35-1.tar.bz2 (gdal_i.lib)

I suppose the QGIS problem can wait for the next release - not sure about the


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