[osgeo4w-dev] Msys-GNU make version in Osgeo4w setup

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sat Nov 19 16:02:23 EST 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Johannes Radinger <JRadinger at gmx.at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using the osgeo4w advanced setup
> to install different components for compiling
> GRASS GIS on my Windows 7 machine.
> Both of these versions are bundled with make 3.79 and
> not with 3.81 as typically for msys 1.0.11...
> What is the reason for that?
> I'd need 3.81 as this is needed for running make in
> the newer versions of GRASS (6.5 and especially 7)...


FYI: a few days ago I have re-established a change which
enables you again to use make 3.79 with GRASS 6.4 and 6.5.
It is in the new 6.4.2RC2.

For GRASS 7, make 3.81 is unavoidable.


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