[Qgis-developer] EPSG codes

Zoltan Szecsei zoltans at geograph.co.za
Mon Dec 15 08:16:35 PST 2014

On 2014/12/15 18:03, Andre Joost wrote:
> Am 15.12.2014 um 13:17 schrieb Zoltan Szecsei:
>> On 2014/12/12 23:07, Andre Joost wrote:
>>> Installing from Ubuntugis-unstable for trusty 14.04 will give you gdal
>>> 1.11 with the desired EPSG:6148. For Ubuntu Utopic 14.10, there is
>>> currently qgis, but no gdal package available.
>> I'm hoping to get gdal-bin current/latest on my ubuntu  12.04 (lucid)
>> box, but the ubuntugis unstable lucid repository comes up with IGN.
>> Presumably because there have been no backports to lucid?
> lucid was 10.04, 12.04 is Precise.
Aaargh - sorry - I meant 10.04 (lucid is correct)
> For 10.04, gdal 1.11 is packaged, but qgis only 2.0.1 (and older than
> the gdal package). This might bring some trouble, if the old qgis
> package was compiled with gdal 1.10.
I wonder if that's how I messed it up some time back.
I normally don't use the server for "work", but I have 4TB of orthos to 
check/process, so was wanting to run my bash/awk scripts on the server 
instead of across the network.
> For 12.04, gdal 1.10.0 and QGIS 2.6.1 are packaged. My own 12.04 box
> still has QGIS 2.2 installed, with no EPSG:6148 (as expected).
This is not about the 6148 any more, but about gdal_edit.py and some 
newer gdal functionality that 1.9 does not have.
> What do you mean by "comes up with IGN"?
apt-get update lists the repositories as it scans them. 'Hit' means 
changes found, and 'IGN' means "same as on local system" ie: nothing to 

>> I've tried to fool it by simply replacing 'lucid' with 'trusty' in the
>> sources.list file,
> That trick was too easy ;-)
>> Is there any way I can do this?
> You can grab the source package from 
> http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/CURRENT/
> Look for the file compdcs.csv in /gdal-1.11.1/data/, and push it into
> your /usr/share/gdal/1.10 folder. Then re-run /usr/lib/qgis/crssync. You
> need root rights for both operations.
I'll try the above if I am "pushed", but I'm loath to mass-change stuff 
on my server.
Reality is, is that I need to update the server to 14.04. Now, where was 
that round tuit I had .........
Thanks Andre.
> HTH,
> André Joost
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