Frequently Asked Questions

Installation and portability issues

  • Is it possible to run GDL on MS-Windows?
    Solution 1: It's possible to compile GDL under Cygwin or e.g. to run GDL under the coLinux platform.
    Solution 2: since GDL 0.9.3, GDL should be compilable under MS-windows thanks to Jeong Bin Park Please follow the instructions described here. Feedback realy welcome. Please notice SPAWN functionnalities currently not working, which explain large number of FAIL in testsuite.
    N.B.: Due to lack of Windows developer- or user-base there is virtually no testing done on Windows, though. Help welcome!

Compatibility with IDL