[osgeo4w-dev] python upgrade progress

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Sat May 7 15:24:05 EDT 2011

Hi again,

On Sat, 07. May 2011 at 21:20:12 +0200, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> I made substantial progress in the Python 2.7 switch and uploaded a bunch of
> new packages to the testing repository.  See the wikipage for the updates[1].
> The gdal-python package is also included.  It was created by rebuilding just
> the bindings from source and merging everything in from the previous package,
> which I consider a temporary solution.
> I suppose the packaging of the bindings is normally handled, when the GDAL
> package itself is built.
> It was just the last obstacle that kept me from building a QGIS package with
> Python 2.7 - which is up next...
> [1] http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki/RequiresPython

I meant to start a new thread and also include a note that all this
is pretty much untested - once I have QGIS I'll give it a spin...


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