[Qgis-user] Profile Tool
david.fawcett at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 21:23:12 EDT 2011
Thank you for this new strategy!
On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Alister Hood
<alister.hood at synergine.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> You can manually extract the files from the shapely installer (using
> e.g. Izarc or 7zip, or possibly just by renaming it as .zip or
> something), and put them in the right places.
> You need to put the shapely folder (from inside PURELIB) in e.g.
> C:\OSGeo4W\apps\Python25\Lib\site-packages\, and the geos.dll and
> libgeos-3-2-2.dll in I think C:\OSGeo4W\bin, although instead of
> installing those I seem to have got it working by editing
> C:\OSGeo4W\apps\Python25\Lib\site-packages\shapely\geos.py to use the
> lib from OSGeo4W instead (C:\OSGeo4W\bin\geos_c.dll).
> For the record, there is also an open ticket (with a suggested script)
> for registering the OSGeo4W Python with Windows, so that python package
> installers can find it: http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/114
> Regarding the profile tool plugin, Micha, it definitely runs on Windows.
> But on one of my machines I also got that error message about having no
> If I remember correctly, the problem was something like this: it
> requires the latest Qwt5 (or PyQwt5) in the OSGeo4W repository, but this
> machine only had an older version installed, and the OSGeo4W installer
> was not showing the latest version for some reason.
> I believe to fix it I uninstalled PyQwt5 and Qwt5, then reinstalled
>> Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:35:44 -0500
>> From: David Fawcett <david.fawcett at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Qgis-user] Profile Tool
>> To: Ricardo Filipe Soares Garcia da <ricardo.garcia.silva at gmail.com>
>> Cc: qgis-user at lists.osgeo.org
> <CAF7K3b-RvCLBswiq807pE-a9+_pCB2LUwu+X+eQmK0=Pekg4jw at mail.gmail.com>
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>> There is a windows installer for Shapely.
>> The problem that I ran into was that the installer defaults to the
>> Python install listed in the Registry. For me, (and probably most
>> people), that is not the Python instance installed by OSGEO4W. At
>> least last time that I attempted the install, there was no way to tell
>> the Shapely installer to use a different Python instance.
>> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 8:15 AM, Ricardo Filipe Soares Garcia da
>> <ricardo.garcia.silva at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Micha
>> > Concerning the 'Profile from Line' plugin, I've opened a ticket some
>> > months ago at OSGEO4W's bugtracker asking for packaging of a more
>> > recent version of the Shapely package but haven't had a reply. I
>> > they haven't gotten around to do it yet.
>> > However, I believe there must be a way of installing Shapely (and
>> > other Python packages) separately and then make them available
>> > OSGEO4W. Unfortunately I have never tried to do so, as I never had
>> > such a need. Maybe others can help out.
>> > Best regards
>> > 2011/8/31 Micha Silver <micha at arava.co.il>:
>> >> I'm trying to install the Profile Tool plugin on an OSGeo4W setup.
>> >> plugin won't install saying it needs Qwt5, but that library should
>> >> install by the OSGeo4W-setup.
>> >> WHat am I missing?
>> >> BTW, the "Profile from Line" plugin need s Shapely 1.2 and the
> OSGeo4W has
>> >> shapely 1.0. So is there no profile tool for Win users?
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Micha
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