[osgeo4w-dev] [Qgis-developer] Blocking issues?

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Sun May 27 11:52:22 PDT 2012

On 05/03/2012 01:49 PM, Marco Hugentobler wrote:
> Hi
>>There is also a ticket about a regression in the print composer: since
>>1.7.x there is an issue when printing large formats on win32
> I've just tried to print to A0 with QGIS 1.6 on win7 (64bit, but QGIS
> compiled on WoW 32 bit) and got the crash. For me, it looks like a
> memory problem, not like a regression.
> Some more observations:
> -QGIS on win7 compiled with msvc 64 bit: printing to A0 works
> -Linux 64bit: printing to A0 works (I remember it worked on 32bit Linux
> too, probably because gcc is able to use more memory than msvc 32bit).
> - No problem on Mac 64bit
> Also, I don't recall larger changes in the print composer that could be
> related (but maybe in core components of QGIS and in the Qt libs?).
> So the resolution is to use a 64bit compiled executable on Windows.
> Since at Sourcepole, we need to have a 64bit win version ready for our
> clients, we will also provide a public download for 1.8.
> Regards,
> Marco


Any chance we can work to get that into a 64 bit osgeo4w branch?
Does it use 32 bit or 64 bit python? Have you found a lack of 64 bit
windows python binaries a problem for some plugins?


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