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The GRASS 6.4.3Svn for Windows that i have in my machine does not have GDAL/OGR support. Is there any library (libgrass) for Windows to add into existing GRASS installation. If not, how to build or install GRASS with OSGEO4W installer including GDAL/OGR support?

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Here's a similar question: Did the OSGeo4W installer not work for you? If not, what when wrong? – katahdin Dec 23 '12 at 13:07
@katahdin - the question is not about installing GDAL/OGR with Python, but GDAL/OGR with Grass vector support which is not compiled in to GDAL/OGR by default and it doesn't look like it's included in OSGeo4W. – Luke Dec 23 '12 at 20:27
@Sanjeewa - I haven't edited your question in case I have misinterpreted your meaning, but I assume based on your previous question that you mean: The version of GDAL/OGR for Windows that I have installed does not have GRASS vector support. Is there a GRASS driver plugin for Windows to add to an existing GDAL/OGR installation. If not, how to build or install GDAL/OGR from OSGEO4W including GRASS support? – Luke Dec 23 '12 at 20:34
@katahdin - the question is not about installing GRASS which is available in OSGeo4W, but Grass vector support for GDAL/OGR. As per Grass vector support is not compiled in to GDAL/OGR by default and it doesn't look like it's included in OSGeo4W. – Luke Dec 23 '12 at 22:39
When you install GRASS from OSGeo4W you should certainly have GDAL/OGR support. What did you try in GRASS that makes you think GDAL/OGR is not available? Did you test first with the stable 6.4.3RC3 ?? – Micha Dec 24 '12 at 14:30

You need the GDAL-GRASS plugin to be additionally installed.

For OSGeo4W, see the package info at

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I installed GRASS through OSGEO4W installer and found that GRASS vector support for GDAL/OGR is not included in the current OSGEO4W. Required to inform GRASS developer list about this.

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This is incorrect. You need to select the correct packages. – markusN Dec 28 '12 at 19:23
In OSGEO4W installer, i cannot see gdal_grass package under libs – Sanjeewa Dec 29 '12 at 6:05
There is gdal_grass plugin under obsolete category. However it does not work with the stable GRASS release 6.4.x in OSGEO4W. – Sanjeewa Dec 31 '12 at 14:21
@markus If you have been able to install gdal_grass with other relevant packages, please inform of versions of such packages for the benefit of the others. I tried both gdal1.5_grass and gdal_1.6_grass plugins with GRASS 6.4.x stable release in OSGEO4W.But both did not provide gdal/ogr support within GRASS. – Sanjeewa Dec 31 '12 at 14:28

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