[Proj] Search directory for grid shift files

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Nov 7 11:33:43 EST 2013

On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 8:22 AM, Marco Hugentobler <
marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch> wrote:

>  Hi Frank
> Thank you for the advice. The PROJ_LIB variable seems to be set at least
> on windows, so that's already a good thing to check.
> >One suggestion, in the QGIS context might be that you keep them in some
> sort of QGIS subtree, and use pj_set_searchpath() to check there
> Does the pj_set_searchpath add an additional search path or does it also
> override the default path? If it adds, having a dedicated subdirectory
> sounds good.


It actually replaces the search path, but in normal operation the "search
path" is the last thing checked, after all the other rules (ie. PROJ_LIB,
install location, custom pj_finder, etc) have been exhausted.  So calling
it within QGIS won't do any harm since nothing else will have set a search

Best regards,
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