[mapserver-dev] Python MapScript on PyPI

Tom Kralidis tomkralidis at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 04:27:50 PDT 2018

Update: good news the maintainers have graciously added Seth
(geographika) and myself
as maintainers on PyPI.

Let's discuss next steps on publishing Python MapScript to PyPI
as part of the release process?  Seth/others any thoughts?


On Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 12:14 PM, Tom Kralidis <tomkralidis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi devs: given recent movement on Python MapScript [1][2],
> Seth and I (here at Bonn code sprint) have been discussing
> updates to Python MapScript being made available on PyPI.
> For those who may not be aware, PyPI is Python's main package
> index.  Publishing to PyPI would allow for users to (assuming
> a MapServer installation) easily install MapScript for Python-based
> workflows.
> Having said this, it turns out MapScript is currently published to
> PyPI [3] dating back to 5.6.3.
> I will contact the PyPI maintainers to discuss having PyPI
> releases as part of the MapServer release process proper.
> If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me.
> Thanks
> ..Tom
> [1] https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/pull/5561
> [2] https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/pull/5569
> [3] https://pypi.python.org/pypi/mapscript

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