[Proj] PROJ 4.8.0 Release Candidate 1
sisyphus1 at optusnet.com.au
Wed Mar 7 06:53:21 EST 2012
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Warmerdam" <warmerdam at pobox.com>
To: "PROJ.4 and general Projections Discussions" <proj at lists.maptools.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2012 5:09 PM
Subject: [Proj] PROJ 4.8.0 Release Candidate 1
> (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:
No significant issues with this on MS Windows, building in the MSYS shell
I built with both a 32-bit gcc-4.5.2 (from mingw.org) and a 64-bit gcc-4.7.0
In both instances 'make check' passed its tests.
As regards the 64-bit build, I find this in my notes that I kept from the
"There's a conflict between winreg.h and projects.h in that both define a
PVALUE type. (Only matters when
perl gets involved, and only then with x64.) So I replaced the PVALUE in
projects.h and pj_param.c with _P_VALUE.)"
I expect this 64-bit-only issue still exists for me with 4.8.0, though I
haven't actually tested.
If someone wants to circumvent the problem for me, that would be nice.
Otherwise I'll just apply the same fix if needed ... it's not really a
For anyone who is curious about the reference to perl, "perl gets involved"
when I build the "PDL" perl extension.
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