[Qgis-developer] osgeo4w

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Jan 6 11:11:01 EST 2009

Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> Having all dependencies prepackaged (and maintained by someone else ;))
> is nice.  That was the reason for me to port QGIS to the GEOS C-API.
> OSGeo4W doesn't ship the C++ libraries (as C++ ABIs cause bad headaches
> on Windows once you use more than one compiler (version)).
> The "current" problem is the GRASS package.  IIRC GDAL does have GRASS
> support in OSGEO4w and the GRASS package is in bad shape.  Marco Pasetti
> wanted to look into this.  But I suppose, he didn't find time yet.
> I had packaged all missing dependencies (Qt 4.4.0, SIP, pyqt4 and gsl)
> and some preview of QGIS 1.0 - although those packages are probably
> outdated by now.  But as I was missing a proper GRASS package, I didn't
> upload.


I wasn't aware of this work (or perhaps had forgotten it).  I would be
interested in proceeding with QGIS work even without a usable GRASS
package.  QGIS is still very useful without GRASS (IMHO).

Best regards,
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