[Proj] PROJ 5.0.0RC4

Kristian Evers kreve at sdfe.dk
Wed Feb 21 13:30:43 EST 2018

> On 21 Feb 2018, at 19:08, Sebastiaan Couwenberg <sebastic at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On 02/21/2018 06:58 PM, Kristian Evers wrote:
>> Sorry, I failed to mentioned that. It is my plan to also make a new release of the datumgrid package at the same time as PROJ 5.0.0.
>> Now that both the BETA2007 grid, the Australian and Danish grids have been added we should definitely put out a new version.
>> I had not thought of doing a release candidate though. If you feel that is important, Bas, I will publish one. Otherwise I’ll just make 
>> sure that the two packages get updated at the same time.
> An RC should be done to ensure that no additions to

Okay, I’ll prepare an RC then.

> The downside of CPack is that it includes everything in the source
> directory which is not explicitly excluded. This is the opposite of
> autotools which only includes which is explicitly configured.
> If the build is done on OSX the .DS_Store and similar files will need to
> be excluded as well. There is no HOW-TO-RELEASE for proj-datumgrid (yet)
> which documents the procedure, so issues like this are possible to be
> missed.

Thanks for the heads up. I am on doing this on a Mac.

I’ll add a HOWTORELEASE and I think also combine the GRIDS.md and README.DATUMGRID files in a general README.md.
I might have a few questions one I’ve given this a go.

> Kind Regards,
> Bas
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