OSGeo4W Packages

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This page is deprecated. The current Packages list for OSGeo4W is in Trac at http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki/PackageListing

Notes on OSGeo4W Packages - downloads available at http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/release .

Low Level Libraries

avce00

  • Arc/Info E00 <-> Binary Coverage translation
  • Contains avcimport.exe and avcexport.exe commandline utilities
  • Maintained by FrankW (packaged from Daniel's published binaries)

curl

  • HTTP/FTP protocol library.
  • Contains curl executable and library.
  • Includes ssl libraries that can conflict with versions in \windows\system32
  • Required for mapserver, and GDAL.
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

expat

  • XML Parser (library only)
  • Required for GDAL / OGDI
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

fcgi

  • FastCGI library (for use by cgi's)
  • Required for MapServer
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

hdf4

  • Read and write HDF4 format raster files
  • Required for GDAL
  • Depends on zlib, libjpeg
  • Maintained by FrankW

hdf5

  • Read and write HDF5 format raster files
  • Required for GDAL
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

iconv

  • character set transcoding library (internationalization)
  • Required for MapServer, GRASS
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

libjpeg

  • JPEG read/write library
  • Currently split into libjpeg, and libjpeg-devel packages though these will likely be merged.
  • Required for MapServer, GDAL
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

libtiff

  • TIFF read/write library
  • currently split into libtiff-bin, and libtiff-devel packages though these will likely be merged
  • Currently derived from CVS head to capture BigTIFF support (libtiff 4.0 Alpha 2)
  • Required for GDAL, MapServer
  • Requires libjpeg, libz
  • Maintained by FrankW

libgeotiff

  • GeoTIFF header reading and writing library
  • Includes library, a few commands and many support data files.
  • Required by GDAL
  • Requires libtiff
  • Maintained by FrankW

libxml2

  • XML read/write library
  • Required by MapServer
  • Maintained by FrankW (Derived from BuildKit)

msvcrt

  • Various Microsoft Visual Studio C runtimes (VC6, VC7.1, VC8.0).
  • No source available, but they are redistributable.
  • Required most visual studio built packages.
  • It might make sense to refactor this into specific 7.1, and 8.0 packages, and possibly remove MSVCRT.DLL which I think is available on all win32 systems already.
  • Includes textreplace.exe used for postinstall scripts by lots of other packages.
  • Maintained by FrankW

mysql

  • MySQL client access library
  • Actual package is called libmysql
  • Required by GDAL (MapServer?)
  • Maintained by FrankW (Derived from BuildKit)

NetCDF

  • NetCDF file format reading and writing library
  • Package includes library and a few executables (ncdump, etc)
  • Required by GDAL
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

ogdi

  • geospatial data access library - mainly used to read VPF data
  • Includes some commandline programs, and the gltpd daemon.
  • Depends on expat, zlib
  • Required by GDAL
  • Maintained by FrankW

pdflib

  • PDFLib Lite library
  • Required by MapServer
  • Maintained by Assefa (Derived from BuildKit)

shapelib

  • Shape file library and commandline utilities
  • Bryce Nesbitt's shpdiff thrown in for good measure.
  • Depends on PROJ
  • Maintained by FrankW

sqlite3

  • SQLite3 database access library and sql engine.
  • Includes library and commandline sqlite3 command.
  • Required by GDAL, GRASS
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

xerces-c

  • XML Parser
  • Required by GDAL
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

zlib

  • Deflate compression/decompression library
  • Required by GDAL, libtiff
  • Maintained by FrankW

libpq

  • PostgreSQL client access library
  • Required by GDAL, GRASS, MapServer
  • Maintained by FrankW (derived from BuildKit)

proj

  • Coordinate system transformation library
  • Includes commandline tools (proj, cs2cs, geod)
  • Includes all the "1.3" datum shift files as part of the package.
  • other.extra appended to epsg file for convenience of various mapserver web apps.
  • Required by GDAL, GRASS, MapServer, OGDI
  • Maintained by FrankW

gsl

  • GNU Scientific Library
  • Required by QGIS
  • Maintained by JuergenFischer

GUI Libraries

Tcl/Tk

  • Required by GRASS
  • Normally done using ActiveState Tcl but this has license restrictions on redistributions. Not sure what our options are on this.
  • Not yet packaged, no maintainer.

Qt4

  • Required by QGIS and OSSIM
  • Build with VC
  • Maintained by JuergenFischer

SIP

  • Required by QGIS
  • Requires python
  • Maintained by JuergenFischer

PyQt4

  • Required by QGIS
  • Requires sip
  • Maintained by JuergenFischer

Script Languages

  • see Tcl/Tk in the GUI Library group - mostly needed for GUI scriptinin in GRASS.

python

php

  • Required for mapserver-php, and various higher level PHP packages (like Mapbender, Chameleon).
  • Captured from MS4W.
  • Lives in Apache directory (primarily Apache/php and Apache/cgi-bin).
  • Maintained by FrankW

perl

  • Required for Geoinformatica
  • Perl bindings also exist for MapServer and GDAL
  • Perl, built with MinGW, an example is Strawberry Perl but the compilation is not a problem
  • Not packaged and no maintainer (but Ari Jolma might well take this on)

csharp

Apache

apache

  • Web Server
  • Required by various web packages.
  • apache-install.bat, apache-restart.bat and apache-uninstall.bat exist in /bin to manipulate apache as an NT service.
  • Maintained by FrankW (captured from MS4W).

apache-manual

  • html documentation for Apache.
  • Maintained by FrankW (captured from MS4W)

GDAL

gdal

  • Raster / Vector format geospatial data access library
  • Currently all one package including commands, python scripts, etc. Should likely factor into a -lib, -bin and -python set of components and a meta package for all of them.
  • Python stuff not working yet.
  • Should add C#, Perl, Java and perhaps Ruby bindings.
  • Lots of extra formats ought to be added, including HDF4, OGDI, JasPer (maybe), ecw (nonfree), mrsid (nonfree), , dods/OPeNDAP, SDE (nonfree)
  • Required by MapServer, GRASS, OSSIM, QGIS
  • Requires libtiff, libjpeg, libgeotiff, proj, hdf5 curl geos libmysql sqlite3 netcdf libpq expat xerces-c
  • Maintainer is FrankW

gdal-oracle10g

  • Vector plugin for Oracle 10g (requires user supplied OCI.DLL normally from oracle instant client).
  • Requires gdal
  • Maintainer is FrankW (actually built by HowardB)

gdal-sde90

  • Vector/Raster plugin for SDE 9.0 (requires user supplied ESRI SDE libraries).
  • Requires gdal
  • Maintainer is FrankW (actually built by HowardB)

gdal-sde91

  • Vector/Raster plugin for SDE 9.1 (requires user supplied ESRI SDE libraries).
  • Requires gdal
  • Maintainer is FrankW (actually built by HowardB)

gdal-sde92

  • Vector/Raster plugin for SDE 9.2 (requires user supplied ESRI SDE libraries).
  • Requires gdal
  • Maintainer is FrankW (actually built by HowardB)

gdal-java

  • Java SWIG Bindings for GDAL
  • Requires gdal, java
  • Maintainer is FrankW

MapServer

mapserver

  • Web Map Server with support for various OGC protocols such as WMS, WCS, WFS and SOS.
  • Version string: "MapServer version 5.0.2 OUTPUT=GIF OUTPUT=PNG OUTPUT=JPEG OUTPUT=WBMP OUTPUT=SWF OUTPUT=SVG SUPPORTS=PROJ SUPPORTS=AGG SUPPORTS=FREETYPE SUPPORTS=WMS_SERVER SUPPORTS=WMS_CLIENT SUPPORTS=WFS_SERVER SUPPORTS=WFS_CLIENT SUPPORTS=WCS_SERVER SUPPORTS=SOS_SERVER SUPPORTS=FASTCGI SUPPORTS=THREADS SUPPORTS=GEOS INPUT=JPEG INPUT=POSTGIS INPUT=OGR INPUT=GDAL INPUT=SHAPEFILE"
  • Several libraries (ie. AGG, ming(swf), freetype) are statically linked in but really should be factored out as dlls in distinct packages.
  • Current package is just the cgi and utility executables.
  • Needs bindings packages for php, perl, python, java and c#.
  • Requires: curl geos libpq gdal proj iconv fcgi libxml2
  • Maintained by Assefa

mapserver-dev

  • Same as MapServer (pretty much), but built from trunk.
  • mapserv.exe is named mapserv_dev.exe, and dll as libmap_dev.dll.
  • All other exe's are installed in apps/mapserver_dev to avoid mixups with primary version.
  • Maintained by FrankW (temporary)

mapscript-java

  • Java SWIG bindings for MapServer
  • Puts mapscript.jar in lib
  • Support dll renamed bin/mapscript_java.dll as a packaging customization to avoid conflicts.
  • Some sample java scripts for testing in apps/mapserver/java
  • Maintained by FrankW

OSSIM

QGIS

  • Quantum GIS
  • Requires Qt4, GEOS, GDAL, GSL, Python, SIP, PyQt4
  • GRASS plugin currently disabled for OSGeo4W: requires GRASS enabled GDAL and an clean GRASS package.
  • Maintained by JuergenFischer

GRASS GIS

Geoinformatica

  • GTK+, for example the one from Glade for Windows works
  • Perl, built with MinGW, an example is Strawberry Perl but the compilation is not a problem
  • A long list of Perl modules including GTK2 and Cairo
  • GDAL and GDAL-Perl, built with MinGW and MSYS (I'm not sure if it's a requirement that GDAL has to be built with MSYS, probably not)
    • all data source libraries (curl, postgis, expat, ...) are a plus and Proj4 and GEOS of course
  • Useful: bash, gnuplot, and development tools: MinGW, MSYS, glade, doxygen
  • Not packaged yet, and no maintainer (presumably Ari Jolma would be the maintainer)

openev

  • High performance desktop raster/vector viewer.
  • Includes a whole copy of GTK1, and Python 2.3.
  • Includes GDAL 1.5 "old style" python bindings.
  • Environment available if bin\setoeenv.bat is run.
  • Viewer can be launched with bin\openev.bat
  • Creates desktop icon and start menu entries.
  • Requires gdal
  • Maintained by FrankW (mostly copied from FWTools)

udig

  • Java Desktop GIS
  • Depends on java
  • Maintained by Andrea Antonello