[Live-demo] [Ubuntu] Big Thanks

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 02:18:20 PST 2016

Hi Pieter,
On behalf of one of the communities you have drawn from, thanks for the 
thanks. It is nice to hear that people make use of the work that we do.

Cheers, Cameron (from the OSGeo-Live project)

On 10/01/2016 5:16 pm, Pieter du Plooy wrote:
> Hi guys
> I am posting this on three mailing lists, but I also know that some of 
> you are involved with more than one project.
> I would like to express my gratitude to all involved in osgeo-live 
> dvd, ubuntugis and orfeo-toolbox for providing "ready-made" solutions 
> for us Open Source Geo users.
> I am doing a proof of concept for work purposes on Open Source Geo tools.
> I have done testing on Ubuntu 14.04, and have installed or compiled 
> from scratch the most common tools and applications.
> I have always been interested in ossim and orfeo-toolbox (that 
> includes Monteverdi), and was looking at using built packages.
> I have run into a bit of a problem when I saw that there are no 
> ossim-qt and ossim-plugins in the osgeolive nightly ppa, and that 
> ossim in ubuntugis unstable is 1.8.20, with no otb 5.2.
> I wanted to follow the osgeo-live install-ossim.sh script.
> I then decided to use ossim and its friends from osgeo-live 9.0, and 
> then compile otb, Ice and Monteverdi from scratch.
> Firstly, thanks to ubuntugis for providing standard used packages, so 
> that I do not have to compile certain things from scratch.
> Secondly, thanks to osgeo-live for the install scripts.  I was 
> dreading this part, but it was easier than I thought.  Ossim and co 
> are running without any problems, so now I have ossim and its apps 
> almost like on the osgeo-live dvd.
> Thirdly, to the guys at orfeo, for providing a superbuild for 
> compiling otb.  I was also dreading this part, but compilation went 
> smooth, and I even managed to compile otb just by using system 
> dependencies (no deps were downloaded by superbuild install)
> So after some other experimentation, I have a real working proof of 
> concept that is sure to sway some peoples minds in the way op Open 
> Source Geo
> Just some bragging info
> Using Postgres 9.5, with Postgis 2.2.1 (compiled against sfcgal)
> Pointcloud, pgrouting extensions
> Grass 7.0.2 (using the 7.0.1 install from ubuntugis, and compiled in 
> 7.0.2)
> QGIS Master from qgis.org <http://qgis.org> (with ubuntugis-unstable deps)
> and various  others such as pdal (compiled) just for the heck of it.
> Again thank you to all for providing ready built packages and 
> solutions, or providing source code that is easy to compile!!!!!
> Pieter
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Cameron Shorter,
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