[Qgis-developer] QGIS GDAL/OGR Version

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Sat Jan 8 10:19:59 EST 2011

Hi B.,

On Sat, 08. Jan 2011 at 08:28:13 -0500, b.edwards at ville.laval.qc.ca wrote:
> Upon installing QGIS 1.6 via the standalone installer, I noticed that the
> GDAL/OGR version varies among the

> 1) QGIS GDAL/OGR Build Version - Listed under Help>About>About
> 2) OGR Data Provider - Listed under Help>About>Providers
> 3) OGR Layer Converter Plugin - I was unable to find any information
>    regarding the OGR version it was built/compiled against

That's all using GDAL 1.7.  The output in the about box is wrong (should be fixed
in the nightly build).
> I also noticed that in the installation files there are system files
> referring to both GDAL 1.6 and GDAL 1.7; however I am only able to run GDAL
> 1.5 via command line (called from C:\Program Files\Quantum GIS Copiapo\bin).

You need to run "gdal17" to switch to GDAL 1.7 on the command line.


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