[Proj] PROJ 4.8.0 Release Candidate 1

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Mar 7 01:09:50 EST 2012


(Again with a subject line!)

I have cleared all the issues I considered to be release critical for the
4.8.0 release and I now have a release candidate available at:


Changes since the Beta include:

2012-03-06  Frank Warmerdam  <warmerdam at pobox.com>

	* Preparing 4.8.0 release candidate.

	* nad/epsg: regenerate with +no_uoff for hotine oblique mercator (#104)

	* src/PJ_sconics.c: Fix missing P->sig term in pconic forward
	projection equation (#148).

2012-03-03  Frank Warmerdam  <warmerdam at pobox.com>

	* src/PJ_omerc.c: Support +no_uoff and +no_off  (#128)

	* src/PJ_stere.c: Cleanup odd code construct (#147)

2012-02-26  Frank Warmerdam  <warmerdam at pobox.com>

	* src/PJ_geos.c, nad/testvarious: Added GEOS +sweep and add GEOS
	to the test suite (#146)

	* nad/CH: added swiss datum related definitions from strk (#145)

	* src/Makefile.am, src/mutltistresstest.c: provide for building
	multistresstest in the makefile, and slightly improve it.

2012-02-25  Frank Warmerdam  <warmerdam at pobox.com>

	* nad/epsg: regenerate with +datum (#122)

The full NEWS file is available at:


I would appreciate folks to try this release candidate and file tickets
for issues, particularly highlighting regressions since 4.7.0.  If I hear
of no issues before the weekend, I'll feel free to promote this release
to final.

I have created a 4.8 branch in anticipation of the release.

Best regards,

I set the clouds in motion - turn up   | Frank Warmerdam, warmerdam at pobox.com
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