[MapProxy] New MapProxy 1.5.0 release

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 01:55:40 PST 2012

On 12/10/2012 11:43 AM, A.Pirard.Papou wrote:
> On 2012-12-10 09:23, Oliver Tonnhofer wrote :
>> On 07.12.2012, at 21:09, A.Pirard.Papou wrote:
>>> Hi Oliver,  I'm afraid I see no upgrade to
>>> http://mapproxy.org/static/rel/mapproxy_1.4.0_all.deb
>>> which I had enjoyed installing instantly.
>> We don't provide any official .deb packages. The .deb packages at 
>> mapproxy.org are build manually for the OSGeo Live DVD. I will 
>> prepare a 1.5.0 package for the next Live DVD (probably today), but 
>> there is no guarantee that there will be a .deb. package for every 
>> release.
>> Maybe someone is able to setup a PPA for .deb packages, if there is a 
>> need for it? (Or something similar for Debian)
> Thanks a lot, Oliver.
> pip installations may conflict with python stuff that's been installed 
> by DEB.
> I've tried to hack a DEB but I must have missed something and it's 
> better you do it.
> A DEB is not only for the Debian tree.
> The command alien can convert it  to RPM, TGZ and SLP to be used by 
> many systems.
> That's, I suppose , what Angelos Tzotsos did.
> Cheers,
> André.
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The rpm that I made is the equivalent of running setup.py install as can 
be seen from the spec file:

I think that if someone runs pip install -U on top of that, it will be 
The good thing about a native OS package is that it takes care of all 
dependencies (even not Python ones).


Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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