[osgeo4w-dev] Gdal and gdaldev in OSGeo4W

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Feb 7 00:16:09 EST 2012

On 12-02-02 01:55 AM, Rahkonen Jukka wrote:
> Hi,
> After installing OSGeo4W on Windows XP today the GDAL version seems to be
> GDAL 1.8.1, released 2011/07/09
> Running gdaldev.bat changes the version to
> GDAL 1.8dev, released 2010/01/19
> Time to update something?


The gdaldev package is unfortunately quite out of date.  It is intended
to track trunk but has not been rebuilt for many months.

I'm pleased that others seem to have things working after clean installs
but I don't know why that is necessary which is somewhat disturbing.

Best regards,
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