Building GDAL/OGR

  • DownloadSource - getting source from packages or subversion
  • SupportedCompilers - table of compilers and versions tested to successfully build GDAL
  • Vagrant - to create a reproducable developement environment

Unix Issues

Windows Issues

External Library Issues

  • ECW - using ECW SDK for .ecw and JPEG2000
  • Epsilon - issues when using Epsilon library
  • FileGDB - Building with ESRI FileGDB API driver
  • GRASS - building GDAL with GRASS support.
  • HDF - building in HDF support.
  • JasPer - another library for JPEG2000 support.
  • JP2KAK - Kakadu library is one JPEG2000 option.
  • JpegIPP - building with IPP version of libjpeg.
  • TIFF12BitJPEG - building with support for 8 and 12 bit jpeg compressed TIFF.
  • LibCurl - building WMS/WCS/HTTP drivers using libcurl.
  • mdbtools - using the OGR PGeo driver with mdbtools under Linux.
  • MrSID - using MRSID SDK for .sid and JPEG2000.
  • MSG - using EUMETSAT Wavelet Transform Software to enable MSG driver
  • NetCDF - use netcdf library.
  • TIFF - building and using GDAL with TIFF/GeoTIFF support.
  • Oracle - building and using OGR with Oracle support.
  • SQLite - building and using OGR with SQLite support.
  • Ingres - building and using OGR with Ingres support.
  • DxfDwg - building DXFDWG driver (spike branch)
  • LibKML - building LIBKML driver.
  • SOSI - building with the Norwegian SOSI driver.
  • ArcSDE - building with ArcSDE client libraries.
  • SfcomOledb - Notes on deprecated SFCOM/OLEDB Provider

Foreign function interface

  • SWIG - the technology for the new generation wrappers
  • Perl - building the Perl interface