[Live-demo] Upcoming 2016 FOSS4G events? - and OSGeo-Live draft press release and schedule

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 15:32:11 PST 2015

On 11/19/2015 11:02 AM, Johan Van de Wauw wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM, Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/18/2015 11:33 AM, Johan Van de Wauw wrote:
>>> Perhaps we should compile a list of which packages are not yet
>>> supporting GDAL 2.x to ease discussion?
>>> Packages relying only on the C API don't need a change.
>>> One of the reasons I'm a bit pushy for gdal 2 is that I's love to have
>>> Xerial released with gdal 2, otherwise we will be stuck with the "old"
>>> version in the LTS release. If I'm not mistaking, fedora is also
>>> already using GDAL 2.
>> As far as I know, OTB is preparing a 5.2 release to support GDAL 2.x and
>> ZOO-Project is preparing for a 1.6.0 release too.
> We can build those against GDAL 1.11.2 if it is really needed. The
> library packages can coexist (but packages will have to be build in a
> ppa without GDAL 2).
> Kind Regards,
> Johan
> .

Cool, +1


Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
OSGeo Charter Member

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