wiki:Release/1.7.2-News

GDAL/OGR 1.7.2

The 1.7.2 release is a routine bug fix release on the stable GDAL/OGR 1.7 branch.

General

  • configure/libtool/etc regenerated with newer versions.
  • Fix definition of CPL atomic function with CPL_INLINE undefined (#3526)
  • Clean out remnants of old generation python support in configure (#3489)
  • Fix build problems on systems with 64bit pointer and 32bit long (#3460)
  • C#: Fixed ambiguous reference to SpatialReference? in C# sample apps (#3477)
  • C#: Fix crash on memory release of string from ExportToWkt?() (#3529)
  • Java: Handle transparency better in color tables (#3455)
  • Python 2.x/3.0 compatability fixes for scripts (#3441, #3395)
  • Python fixes for numpy array io (#3542)
  • stateplane.csv updated for Kentuky and California fixes (#3408)

GDAL / Raster

  • USGS DEM: Add state plane coordinate system support (#3494)
  • PCIDSK: Ensure C++ compiler used to compile C++ code on unix (#3526)
  • GTiff: Fix writing of area or point metadata (#3522)
  • NITF: Improve error handling for GeoSDE (#3518)
  • NITF: Fix support for reading large blocks (#3263)
  • NITF: fix handling of zone 'J' as south pole (#3337)
  • Leveller: Fix build problem with 8bit string (#3490)
  • Fix support for larger than 2GB buffers in GDALDataset::RasterIO() (#3481)
  • Avoid infinite loop in rasterize algorithm with small buffers (#3473)
  • Burn attribute into all bands during rasterization (#3396)
  • Fix crash with null geometries when rasterizing (#3437)
  • Warper: Backout heuristics about aligning io on block boundaries (#3459)
  • Warper: Fixed chunking problem that sometimes causes data dropout (#3458)
  • gdalwarp: Fix crash on files with no bands. (#3438)
  • Avoid unnecessary work in GDALSuggestedWarpOutput2() (#3447)
  • HDF4: better support for odd sizes datasets, avoid missing ds crash (#3316)
  • JP2KAK: support quality values as low as 0.01 percent. (#2801)
  • JP2KAK: Avoid use of set_fussy(), makes some images fail (#3295)
  • gdal_proximity.py: fix when -q is not specified.
  • gdal_polygonize.py: fix specifying field name in existing layer (#3418)
  • HFA: Avoid crash for long field names (#3427)
  • HFA: Several fixes for generating large HFA overviews (#3371)
  • GeoRaster: Fixes for JPEG compression and RGBA color interprtation (#3430)
  • ENVI: Include INTERLEAVE metadata(#3436)
  • Improve GDAL plugin loading support on MacOS X (#2661)
  • PDS: Several fixes to support prototype Dawn products (#3543)
  • AIGRID: support sparse sets of tiles (#3541)

OGR / Vector

  • Shape: Support .prj file from virtual file sources like zip (#3536)
  • Shape: Fix REPACK support on unix (#3434)
  • MapInfo?: Create layer definition on layer creation. (#3391)
  • ogr2ogr.cpp: Fix crash on exit with -clipsrc or -clipdst (#3530)
  • Postgres: Improve logic for extending spatial_ref_sys (#3508)
  • Postgres: Do not ignore "pg*" tables that are not system tables (#3480)
  • SQLite: Improve SRS generation for spatial_ref_sys (#3506)
  • SQLite: Fix support for db with nulls in geometry_columns (#3507)
  • SQLite: Preserve triggers/index when adding fields (#3474)
  • SQLite: Avoid altering geometry column type in CreateField? (#3471)
  • Make forceTo* function robust with EMPTY geometries. (#3504)
  • Fix forceToPolygon() (#3498)
  • ODBC: format string safety changes in error/debug messages (#3402)
  • ODBC: Avoid problem with integer overflow in buffer sizes (#3385)
  • Be careful of NULL geometries in geos wrapper code (#3467)
  • DXF: Support DXF files with only an entities section (#3412)
  • DXF: Fixup polygon and 2d/3d handling (#3393)
  • DXF: Ensure points have AcDbEntity? and AcDbPoint? (#3423)
  • CopyLayer?(): Use transactions for better performance (#3335)
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