[Qgis-developer] osgeo4w

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Jan 6 10:47:43 EST 2009

Richard Duivenvoorde wrote:
> Hi List,
> surfing the new mapserver domain/site www.mapserver.org, I mentioned 
> that a new 'package' of applications is served there:
> osgeo4w (osgeo4windows, apparently a newer ms4w (mapserver4windows).
> For those not into windows: ms4w is/was a very easy way to 'install' a 
> basic (web)gis environment on windows.
> Looking at the package list:
> http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki/PackageListing
> I see there is even a desktop gis now: uDig.
> Shouldn't Qgis in there also :-)
> Don't now how difficult this is, I see there is also a grass package and 
> other low level libs in it, so maybe things would bite each other?


I would note that the OSGeo4W grass package is quite outdated and somewhat

I would really like to have someone willing to work on a QGIS package for
OSGeo4W, though it is a somewhat challenging task due to the dependency on
GRASS, and Qt.

Best regards,
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