[osgeo4w-dev] mapserver/mapscript packages for osgeo4w

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Wed Feb 5 00:07:44 PST 2014

Il 05/02/2014 09:04, Tamas Szekeres ha scritto:

> My biggest concern about this concept (as I've already raised that at the conference)
> is that we cannot make sure that providing a new package will not break the upper
> level packages which depend on the package added. And the package author may not have
> experiences to compile all the upper level packages to make sure about all aspects.

which package you mean specifically?

> To sum up these I would somewhat suggest to use these directories:
> mapserver/mapserver5  - To contain the 5.x releases
> mapserver/mapserver6 - To contain the 6.x releases
> mapserver-dev - To contain the daily snapshot from the master branch
> mapserver-stable  -  To contain the daily snapshot from the current stable branch
> Each directory should contain the corresponding mapscript packages in subdirectories.
> It is discouraged to submit just the core package, the authors should compile all the
> mapscript packages (and the plugins) in the same build session.

+1, thanks a lot.
All the best.

Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
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