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PKGBUILD GDAL 2.2.3 stack update Feb 9, 2018 GDAL 2.2.3 stack update Feb 9, 2018 GDAL 2.2.3 stack update Feb 9, 2018 GDAL 2.2.3 stack update Feb 9, 2018

GDAL for R


  • RWINLIB GDAL v2.2.3: Added drivers for MYSQL, HDF4, KEALIB, OPENJPEG2000, JASPER

Stack Details

GDAL Windows stack, lasted updated February 2018. Contains:

  • GDAL 2.2.3
  • GEOS 3.6.1
  • PROJ 4.9.3

Recently updated drivers (library only):

  • NETCDF 4.5.0
  • HDF5 1.8.20
  • HDF4 4.2.13
  • KEALIB 1.4.7
  • CURL 7.54.1 (--with-winssl)
  • POSTGRESQL 9.6.3 (--with-openssl)

Due to changes in mingw-w64 we rebuild most dependencies from source using msys2 + rtools. Just source or before running makepkg-mingw.

How to use

To link the stack use the following flags in your package

VERSION = 2.2.3
COMPILED_BY ?= gcc-4.6.3
RWINLIB = ../windows/gdal2-$(VERSION)
TARGET = lib$(subst gcc,,$(COMPILED_BY))$(R_ARCH)

  -I$(RWINLIB)/include/gdal \
  -I$(RWINLIB)/include/geos \

  -lgdal -lsqlite3 -lspatialite -lproj -lgeos_c -lgeos  \
  -ljson-c -lnetcdf -lmariadbclient -lpq -lintl -lwebp -lcurl -lssh2 -lssl -lcrypto \
  -lkea -lhdf5_cpp -lhdf5_hl -lhdf5 -lexpat -lfreexl -lcfitsio \
  -lmfhdf -ldf -lxdr \
  -lopenjp2 -ljasper -lpng16 -ljpeg -ltiff -lgeotiff -lgif -lxml2 -llzma -lszip -lz \
  -lodbc32 -lodbccp32 -liconv -lpsapi -lws2_32 -lcrypt32 -lwldap32 -lsecur32 -lgdi32

See the sf package for a working example.

Build config

Define the following macros to statically link against curl, xml2, openjpeg and jasper:


The PKGBUILD has a fix for autoconf to detect HDF4:

sed -i 's/-lsz /-lszip -lxdr -lm/g'

See attached PKGBUILD for mingw-w64-gdal. Example i686 configure output (same drivers as x64):

GDAL is now configured for i686-w64-mingw32

  Installation directory:    /usr/local
  C compiler:                c:/Rtools/mingw_32/bin/gcc -DCURL_STATICLIB -DLIBXML_STATIC -DOPJ_STATIC -DJAS_DLL=0 -DHAVE_AVX_AT_COMPILE_TIME -DHAVE_SSSE3_AT_COMPILE_TIME -DHAVE_SSE_AT_COMPILE_TIME -march=i686 -mtune=generic -O2 -pipe -fno-strict-aliasing
  C++ compiler:              c:/Rtools/mingw_32/bin/g++ -std=gnu++11 -DCURL_STATICLIB -DLIBXML_STATIC -DOPJ_STATIC -DJAS_DLL=0 -DHAVE_AVX_AT_COMPILE_TIME -DHAVE_SSSE3_AT_COMPILE_TIME -DHAVE_SSE_AT_COMPILE_TIME -march=i686 -mtune=generic -O2 -pipe
  C++11 support:             yes

  LIBTOOL support:           yes

  LIBZ support:              external
  LIBLZMA support:           yes
  cryptopp support:          no
  GRASS support:             no
  CFITSIO support:           external
  PCRaster support:          internal
  LIBPNG support:            external
  DDS support:               no
  GTA support:               no
  LIBTIFF support:           external (BigTIFF=yes)
  LIBGEOTIFF support:        external
  LIBJPEG support:           external
  12 bit JPEG:               no
  12 bit JPEG-in-TIFF:       no
  LIBGIF support:            external
  OGDI support:              no
  HDF4 support:              yes
  HDF5 support:              yes
  Kea support:               yes
  NetCDF support:            yes
  Kakadu support:            no
  JasPer support:            yes (GeoJP2=no)
  OpenJPEG support:          yes
  ECW support:               no
  MrSID support:             no
  MrSID/MG4 Lidar support:   no
  JP2Lura support:           no
  MSG support:               no
  GRIB support:              yes
  EPSILON support:           no
  WebP support:              yes
  cURL support (wms/wcs/...):yes
  PostgreSQL support:        yes
  MRF support:               yes
  MySQL support:             yes
  Ingres support:            no
  Xerces-C support:          no
  NAS support:               no
  Expat support:             yes
  libxml2 support:           yes
  Google libkml support:     no
  ODBC support:              yes
  PGeo support:              yes
  FGDB support:              no
  MDB support:               no
  PCIDSK support:            internal
  OCI support:               no
  GEORASTER support:         no
  SDE support:               no
  Rasdaman support:          no
  DODS support:              no
  SQLite support:            yes
  PCRE support:              no
  SpatiaLite support:        yes
  RasterLite2 support:       no
  Teigha (DWG and DGNv8):    no
  INFORMIX DataBlade support:no
  GEOS support:              yes
  SFCGAL support:            no
  QHull support:             internal
  Poppler support:           no
  Podofo support:            no
  PDFium support:            no
  OpenCL support:            no
  Armadillo support:         no
  FreeXL support:            yes
  SOSI support:              no
  MongoDB support:           no

  SWIG Bindings:             no

  Statically link PROJ.4:    yes
  enable GNM building:       yes
  enable pthread support:    no
  enable POSIX iconv support:yes
  hide internal symbols:     no
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